Ramos has began the brand new season in very good kind (Image: Getty)
Manchester United are planning a £25million bid for Benfica striker Goncalo Ramos in January.
21-year-old Ramos was on the radar of each Paris Saint-Germain and Newcastle United whereas Southampton had been understood to have made a membership file supply to signal the Portugal worldwide.
Following the departure of Darwin Nunez, who joined Liverpool for £85million, Ramos has made a positive begin to filling that void up entrance, having scored eight instances in 12 video games, additionally laying on 5 assists.
That kind has attracted curiosity from Outdated Trafford, in keeping with The Sun, with United officers now making contact with the participant’s representatives.
The report claims Benfica worth Ramos at £25m, a payment United are unlikely to transcend after their summer season spending which totalled over £200m.
Nevertheless, there may be an acceptance at United that one other ahead choice is required after United failed to herald one other centre ahead in the summertime.
Anthony Martial was set to occupy the main function up entrance after a formidable pre-season however hamstring and achilles accidents have restricted him to only 45 minutes of motion.
Ten Hag was keen to herald one other striker in the summertime (Image: Getty)
Marcus Rashford has been tasked with main the road in place, scoring 3 times thus far this season however he too has additionally picked up a knock, leaving 37-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo as their solely recognised choice up entrance.
United tackle Manchester Metropolis on the Etihad Stadium following the worldwide break once they hope to have Rashford out there as soon as once more. A timeline for Martial’s return nonetheless remains to be not clear, with ESPN reporting United are exercising warning over the Frenchman.
United are keen to present the striker as a lot time as potential to get better from his newest achilles harm, conscious how problematic the problem can turn into if not given sufficient time to heal correctly.
Martial faces a struggle to reclaim a spot within the French nationwide crew forward of this winter’s World Cup with Rashford, who missed out on a call-up for upcoming England video games due to that harm, hopeful his kind also can earn him a name up for Qatar.
‘There have been sure gamers we needed to maintain concerned this time, however that mentioned it doesn’t imply that that is the tip for a number of the others who aren’t concerned,’ England boss Gareth Southgate mentioned final week.
‘Marcus Rashford, for instance, has proven some encouraging indicators just lately. He’s a participant we all know properly so if he can carry out at a excessive degree within the subsequent few weeks, he in fact will likely be into account.’
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