Man Utd set to rival Real Madrid for center midfielder

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 11/11/2018

Manchester United is set to rival Real Madrid for River Plate midfielder Exequiel Palacios, according to the report in The Sun.

The Old Trafford giants surprisingly joined the wagon to sign the Argentine midfielder.

The Red Devil sent spies to watch the River Plate midfielder in the Copa Libertadores finals against Boca Juniors on Sunday in Buenos Aires.

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The Argentine playmaker has played two caps for his national team and Manchester United is set to vie for his signature.

Real Madrid has offered £15million and Manchester United is aware and could offer more to snatch the player away from the clutches the European Champion.

Manchester United has made their aim clear as they want a reinforcement in the centre midfielder area and they are keen to sign a long-term target Palacios.