Man United Remain Interested In Porto Striker Evanilson Despite Failed £55m Bid

Manchester United stay considering signing Evanilson this summer despite FC Porto rejecting a £55m offer from the Premier League side, based on a report in Portugal..


Portuguese media outlet O Jogo, as quoted by the Daily Mail, is reporting that Manchester United are keen to recruit the 22-year-old to bolster Erik 10 Hag’s staff in front of the 2022 23 Premier League season.

Precisely the same article states that 10 Hag has put Evanilson on his transfer wish list this summer after the Brazilian talent scored twenty one goals in all of competitions for FC Porto previous term.

Based on similar story, the 20 time English champions made a preliminary proposal of £55m which was rejected by FC Porto – but Manchester United are now being tipped to go back with a longer bid for Evanilson..

The statement adds that the Portuguese giants want to secure a transfer fee closer to £70m for the Brazil Under 23 international despite just having paid only €8.8m for the Brazilian striker in September 2020.

O Jogo show in the story of theirs that Brighton and Wolves have been keen on signing Evanilson although Premier League duo ended their attention once they learned of FC Porto’s huge asking cost just for the South American.

Evanilson has netted twenty five goals in seventy games in all of competitions in the last 2 months at the Portuguese side.

The forward, that came through the Fluminense youth program and also came into this world in Fortaleza in Brazil, has notched up 2 caps for the Brazilian Under 23 team..