Rui Patricio has suddenly become Manchester United’s number one goal keeping target. How do we know this? Well, none of your usual European tabloid nonsense. No, this comes from the world leaders in football transfer rumours, The Nigerian Daily.com
United scouts apparently Portugal-based scout Toninho Cruz watched the player in last Sunday’s derby against Porto, which was a 3-2 defeat but one in which he accredited himself well. Patricio, 24, is a Portugal international and is regarded as a potential candidate to replace Edwin van der Sar.
Atletico Madrid’s David De Gea was in the picture, but if United are still scouting that tells you how that’s panning out…
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