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Defender open to Manchester United transfer

van gaal222222Manchester United fans in the Transfer Tavern have been excited to hear today that a reported target is open to a switch to Old Trafford.

Sporting Lisbon defender Paulo Oliveira has welcomed reported interest from the Red Devils, who are linked with the player as a replacement for the injured Luke Shaw.

The 23-year-old has been excelling in the Portuguese league this season, helping his side secure an unbeaten start to the campaign.

Portuguese international Oliveira was asked about United’s interest by Antena 1 and revealed he is pleased to discuss a possible transfer, opening the door for Louis Van Gaal’s side to make a swoop in the New Year.

“It’s a good sign.  I do not know about the facts but above all, it’s good to know that your work is being assessed. I have to continue to work harder and not fall asleep.”

Our fans believe that Oliveira would be a crucial signing for United, providing depth with the absence of Luke Shaw as well as a long-term option at the heart of the defence.

United fans, would Oliveira be a good signing? Let us know in the comments below!

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