Manchester United have reportedly made contact with Brazilian soccer membership Fluminense to precise their curiosity in signing Andre.
In line with Soccer Transfers, United have recognized Andre as a doable alternative for the ageing Casemiro.
Casemiro was arguably United’s participant of the season final time period however this marketing campaign, the midfielder has declined dramatically.
Presently injured and recovering from a hamstring challenge, Erik ten Hag just lately revealed that the previous Actual Madrid man just isn’t anticipated to return till no less than Christmas time.
It has been prompt that there’s a probability Casemiro might depart Outdated Trafford in the summertime of 2024, to make approach for a youthful and extra cell participant.
The Crimson Devils have been linked to Benfica’s Joao Neves, who can also be on the radar of Manchester Metropolis and Juventus. Jacque Talbot stories that Andre is one other title on United’s listing.
“Manchester United have made an strategy for Fluminense midfielder Andre amid talks that Casemiro is about for an exit subsequent 12 months, FootballTransfers can reveal.”
“Premier League golf equipment have spoken to the Copa Libertadores champions over a transfer for the 22-year-old, although no proposal has been forthcoming simply but.”
It’s understood that there’s a sturdy probability Andre will depart his native Brazil looking for greener pastures in Europe.
Fulham have been regarded as main the race to signal the 21-year-old forward of different golf equipment like United and Liverpool, however Talbot explains that this isn’t the case.
Like different events, the Cottagers have solely fielded enquiries for the participant with a view to swooping in very quickly.
“Man Utd’s quick future by way of who shall be driving recruitment seems unsure amid the looming 25 per cent takeover of Sir Jim Ratcliffe of Ineos, however we perceive that Crimson Devils executives have made their curiosity identified to Fluminense over a doable transfer.”
Talbot additional states that Liverpool have pulled out of the race to signal Andre – an element which will work in United’s favour in the event that they do intend to push in with their plans so as to add him to their ranks at Outdated Trafford.
With January a lot of weeks away, it’s solely possible that different English and even abroad-based golf equipment be part of the pursuit to land the Fluminense star’s companies.
Andre got here by means of the ranks at Fluminense earlier than making his skilled debut in September 2020. Since then he has steadily cemented his standing as one of many crew’s key gamers and one in every of Brazil’s hottest prospects.
He scored his first skilled purpose in July 2021, netting the winner in opposition to arch-rivals Flamengo. This calendar 12 months, he has amassed a powerful 54 appearances for his facet throughout all competitions.
Primarily a right-footed defensive midfielder, Andre is an especially gifted technical participant and a high-volume passer who controls video games to nice impact.
He’s additionally very bodily and may win duels at will. He definitely has the attributes to succeed at United.