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Manchester United official noticed at Liga Portugal conflict in doable Diogo Costa scouting mission – Man United Information And Switch Information

An official from Manchester United was noticed on Saturday throughout Porto’s recreation in opposition to Vitória de Guimarães.

Portuguese information outlet O Jogo through SportWitness relays {that a} consultant from United attending Porto video games shouldn’t be a uncommon event.

The Purple Devils have been recognized to have scouts current for video games in Portugal’s prime flight.

What caught out on this occasion is that the United official attended Porto’s away recreation. Normally, they restrict themselves to dwelling video games on the Estádio do Dragão.

SportWitness relays that it’s not solely United that had personnel represented their pursuits.

Borussia Dortmund, Actual Sociedad, Rennes and Bologna additionally despatched emissaries.

A participant that United might have been is Porto goalkeeper Diogo Costa. The shot-stopper has been extensively linked to an Outdated Trafford swap on various events.

There are main doubts about David de Gea‘s suitability for an Erik ten Hag system.

De Gea’s flaws have been made extra profound and visual throughout United’s 3-2 defeat against Arsenal on the Emirates.

The Spaniard’s terrible distribution, lack of ability to play along with his toes and lack of sweeping motion have been weaknesses Arsenal gamers exploited over and over on their solution to clinching all three factors.

De Gea’s dominance in his field and willingness to say crosses additionally got here into query. There was an occasion through the recreation through which he had the possibility to catch the ball beneath no strain, however he as a substitute elected to punch it proper to an Arsenal participant’s toes.

It’s for such causes {that a} swoop for Costa has been mooted. Granted the Portuguese had a poor World Cup, however he’s been glorious for Porto, particularly within the Champions League.

Earlier this month, it was reported that Jorge Mendes was engaged on a deal to convey the 23-year-old to England over the summer season.

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