Real Madrid and Man Utd battle for £68m Brazilian defender

La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 11/01/2019

Real Madrid and Manchester United are set to lock horns for the signature of £68m rated Brazilian defender, according to report in Portuguese publication Ojogo.

Real Madrid and Manchester United have been told to cough out £68m in they are willing to secure the services of Eder Militao from FC Porto by the club’s directors.

Real Madrid and Manchester United want some reinforcement in the defence with the Red Devils previously linked with the likes Harry Maguire and Toby Alderweireld.

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Real Madrid is keen on signing Militao,20, who can play either in the centre defence position or a holding midfielder.

If the transfer fee is meet by either Real Madrid or Manchester United Militao would be the most expensive defender to leave the Portuguese Primera Liga division.

Manchester United is also linked with Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly who is highly valued by Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis at £100.