Lazio midfielder Felipe Anderson could be on his way to Old Trafford very soon after the Italian club has reportedly lowered their asking price for the star
Lazio are ready to face the possible and imminent bid by Manchester United for the attacking midfielder and are ready to sell him for a transfer fee of
The Brazilian has been linked with United since some time and according to reports the Serie A club are ready to sell him.
Lazio have already found an apt replacement for the play-maker in 23 year old Stephen El-Shaarawy who is currently on loan at Monaco from AC Milan.
The 22 year old Felipe Anderson notched up 11 goals in all competitions for Lazio last season, but is yet to find good form this season having scored only 5
goals in 23 appearances so far, across all competitions.
Anderson has earned one Brazilian cap so far at international level, playing for the main team in the final seven minutes of a 2-0 win over Mexico in a
Manchester United, having watched his brilliant form, are closing in on the deal, though it is a lot of money for the player, who moved to Lazio from Santos
for 5 million euro in the summer of 2013.
Red Devils chiefs recently visited Rome to sort out all the terms and sign the player.
United supremo Ed Woodward has agreed to spend more, even though he has already invested £250m in players since the arrival of Louis Van Gaal in
If insiders are to believed, the transfer is highly plausible and will most probably work out, if the player is ready.
Madrid play-maker Isco also is under radar and the incoming players would trigger United to sell some less effective players and it is believed that if
Anderson arrives, Rooney’s place in the team would be under scrutiny.