Manchester United have been linked with a move for the highly talented Benfica midfielder Renato Sanches and it seems that the Old Trafford outfit have finally agreed on a deal with the Portuguese giants.
Reputed Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio tweeted last night that Manchester United will pay around 60 million Euros for the Benfica midfielder and the payment will be spread over four years.
— Gianluca Di Marzio (@DiMarzio) April 25, 2016
Recently, Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola claimed that Sanches is one of the best players of his age in the world right now and the player was being monitored by several European heavyweights.
Manchester United have sent scouts to watch the player regularly this season and the Premier League outfit were clearly impressed with what they saw. The Sun claims that the Red Devils had already agreed on personal terms with Sanches and now Di Marzio says that a fee has been agreed.
Therefore, it is only a matter of time before Sanches joins Manchester United. The move should be officially confirmed when the transfer window opens in July.
Sanches will joins Martial on the list of the most expensive young players to sign for Manchester United.
The midfielder has had a sensational season with Benfica this year and has been integral to their performances in the League.
Benfica’s numbers with & without Renato Sanches this season. His impact for the Lisbon side has been undeniable. pic.twitter.com/UdiToyvjI9
— Jan Hagen (@PortuBall) February 7, 2016
Jose Mourinho is expected to take over at Manchester United this summer and it seems like Sanches will be his first big money signing at Old Trafford.