Man United said to be eyeing Brazilian youngster
Man United said to be eyeing Brazilian youngster

Rio de Janeiro, May 1 (IANS) Manchester United and Atletico Madrid are reportedly considering a move to sign Brazil U-23 international Gabriel Jesus.

Eight-time Brazilian Serie A winners Palmeiras are preparing to sell the 19-year-old after the Olympic Games in August, according to the Estado de S.Paulo newspaper, reports Xinhua.

It is understood Gabriel has a 30 million-euro ($34.4 million) buyout clause in his contract but Palmeiras would be willing to cede the forward for 24 million euros ($27.4 million) to Real Madrid, FCBarcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United or Bayern Munich, the newspaper said.

Gabriel has made 52 appearances and scored 15 goals for Palmeiras since his first-team debut for the club last year.

He has been included in Brazil’s preliminary 40-man squad for the Copa America in the US which begins on June 3.

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