Man United linked with yet another Benfica star


Benfica winger Nicolas Gaitan is reportedly being watched by Manchester United ahead of transfer window

Gaitan is the latest Benfica player to be linked with a move to Old Trafford following speculation that his team mate Javi Garcia.

The players agent Jose Iribarren however has done little to quash the rumours of a move, although he failed to mention United his did add fuel to the fire by claiming that some big clubs were watching the player, reportedly telling the Record: ‘I know there are big clubs watching Gaitan but, so far, no one has contacted me to express interest in an official way.

‘I think this is a natural situation, as he is playing in the Champions League and has been recalled to the Argentine national team. It is normal there is more interest.’

Big-spending Paris Saint-Germain are also said to be interested in the 23 year old who joined Benfica from Boca Juniors in a £7.2million deal in 2010.

The Argentina international has impressed during the early stages of the season, and caught the eye during his sides 1-1 Champions league draw with United.

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