Man United send scouts to watch Benfica star Nicolas Gaitan ahead of January bid – reports

first_img1 Benfica star Nicolas Gaitan Manchester United are still harbouring hopes they can land Nicolas Gaitan from Benfica.The Red Devils made a number of attempts to lure the midfielder away from Portugal last summer but were unable to meet his £25million buyout clause.According to Record, United are preparing a fresh January bid having sent scouts to watch Benfica’s clash with Sporting Braga on Monday.The Portuguese giants are reluctant to sell one of their prize assets and are still trying to persuade the Argentine to sign a new contract.However, United are confident they will finally get their man next month with more formal negotiations between the two clubs due to take place this week.last_img

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