Latest transfer news: Manchester United and Everton are in a transfer race to sign £8m youngster

In today's latest transfer news - Manchester United and Everton are in a race to sign £8m youngster, Ussumane Djalo, from Porto amid interest from Brighton.
CD Mafra v FC Porto B - Liga Portugal 2
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Manchester United and Erik ten Hag know that they need to sign new players. The bunch they have right now are yet to find the level where Man United should be. That is why most fans are looking forward to seeing Man Utd transfer news on possible signings. Man United has a knack for signing young players and nurturing them into world stars. If you want recent examples, then David Beckham, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Alejandro Garnacho (in the making) will tell you how United operates most truly. Thus, a lot of young players get linked to Manchester United. One such player that Man Utd is scouting right now is Ussumane Djalo from Porto. The 19-year-old Portuguese midfielder is impressing a lot of clubs across Europe and Manchester United is one of the front runners for his signature. However, the Red Devils might mind competition from other English clubs.

Everton, Brighton, and Manchester United in a transfer race to sign Ussumane Djalo

Manchester United is not the only English club that is following the progress of the Portuguese midfielder. Just like United, Brighton also made a reputation of being a budding ground for young footballers. Thus, along with Manchester United, Brighton will be a club that will attract Ussumane Djalo. Apart from these two, Everton is also in the mix as they are looking to strengthen their team. Apart from the Premier League clubs, Championship team Southampton is also monitoring the possibility of signing the 21-year-old Portuguese. Porto would want a price of around £8million for Djalo. Now, Manchester United, Brighton, or Everton can pay that amount. So, it will be interesting to see which club attracts Ussumane Djalo more. He is surely one footballer for the future.

What is your opinion on this latest transfer news on the interest from Manchester United in Ussumane Djalo?