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Man United News Round Up: The 23-year-old Star Wants To Join United, Another Deal Is Agreed Ahead Of January Window

Louis Van Gaal and his men are currently enjoying a better season thus far against how they fared last season.

Manchester United are currently sitting on third position on the Premier League log – they have won six games out of nice and are currently two points adrift of League leaders and city rivals Manchester City.

Having won one of two Champions matches, United are third in their group in Champions League and we take a round up of their transfer activities.

Paulo Oliveira

Manchester United are heavily linked with a move for Sporting Lisbon defender Paulo Oliveira. The player has been intimated of United interest and plans for him and he has subsequently admitted his delight in United’s interest.

The player has aided his team to be unbeaten this season with him top-notch performances. While interviewed by Antena 1, the 23-year-old said:

“It’s a good sign. I do not know about the facts but above all, it’s good to know that your work is being assessed. I have to continue to work harder and not fall asleep.”

United are short of centre back options currently and they are keen on moving Daley Blind to his left back position. Oliveira has been valued at €14 million.

Done deal for goalkeeper Joel Castro Pereira

After the United win over Everton, the Red Devils announced a successful loan deal for Portuguese young shot-stopper Joel Castro Pereira on a one-month loan move to Rochdale.

The 19-year-old is highly rated and a part of the Portuguese cadet team. The deal was confirmed on Manchester United twitter handle.

United postpones bid for £70m-rated Neymar

According to the Express, Manchester United have put in abeyance their bid for £70m-rated Brazil super star Neymar until Janaury.

During the summer, Neymar agent was spotted at Old Trafford and that fuelled the speculation that he might be leaving Camp Nou for Old Trafford.

However, the player’s father has also confirmed United interest but it will take a record breaking deal to lure Barcelona’s second best player.

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