The agent of sensational Santos striker Marcos Leonardo has admitted that the participant is now prepared for a transfer to a prime European membership amidst curiosity from Manchester United.
United have been beforehand linked with Leonardo previously.
A report lined by The Peoples Particular person in September revealed that the Crimson Devils would seemingly must keep at bay vital competitors from Jose Mourinho’s Roma for Leonardo.
It’s an open secret that United are eager on bringing in reinforcements within the striker place to assist relieve the goalscoring burden at present on the shoulders of Rasmus Hojlund.
The younger Dane has proven nice promise since he arrived at Outdated Trafford from Atalanta in the summertime.
He has netted 5 objectives, all of which have come within the Champions League. Hojlund is but to open his account in England’s prime flight.
It was relayed that Erik ten Hag is open to securing the companies of one other talisman to help Hojlund who’s at present the membership’s undisputed beginning striker.
Leonardo is a participant who suits the mould of what United want – a younger star with loads of potential who could be nurtured to change into world-class.
For Santos this time period, Leonardo has discovered the again of the online on 17 events in 38 video games.
His exploits in entrance of objective have additionally caught the eye of Arsenal, who’re alive to his scenario. Throughout the summer season, there have been gives for Leonardo however he elected to remain in Sao Paulo for a bit longer and play for Santos.
Nonetheless, in keeping with Leonardo’s agent, Rafaela Pimenta, the Brazilian is now primed to maneuver on searching for pastures anew.
Pimenta stated, “Already within the earlier switch market he had the opportunity of being offered, however Santos’ sporting scenario was very explicit.”
“He agreed to remain as a result of he wished to assist out till the tip of the championship. He didn’t wish to depart as a result of it wasn’t the fitting factor to do.”
“However the time has come to maneuver. He desires to have a European expertise and his time will come this winter.”