Manchester United are reportedly ready to make a move for Sporting Lisbon defender Goncalo Inacio after his impressive performance in the 2-2 draw with Arsenal last week in the Europa League.
This isn’t the first time there has been links concerning Goncalo Inacio and Manchester United, but he is still a very young defender at 21.
According to Correo da Manha Weekend (H/t Sport Witness), Manchester United hold an interest in the centre-back, with Erik ten Hag supposedly set to bolster his defence in the summer with several players available for sale.
A player like Inacio arriving would raise further concerns for players like Harry Maguire and maybe Victor Lindelof, although the Swede could attract interest from Serie A giants Inter Milan in the summer.
Inacio has been a regular for Sporting this season, making 22 appearances in all competitions, and the last player we signed from the club went on to become a star at Old Trafford. Bruno Fernandes needs no introduction as he currently leads the team as our captain in Maguire’s absence.
There is a suggestion in the Portuguese report that United are ready to make their move for Inacio this summer after watching him score against Arsenal.
🎯 Gonçalo Inácio não dá hipóteses ao guarda-redes 💪@Sporting_CP I #UEL pic.twitter.com/gpmBV75thx
— UEFA.com em português (@UEFAcom_pt) March 13, 2023
Sporting are aware of the interest and could ask for €35 million for his signature in the summer.
It is not yet clear if United are willing to pay that amount for Inacio.
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