Manchester United sent a cat to look at the form of Joao Palhinha 8 times.

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Manchester United have reportedly sent scouts to monitor Sporting Lisbon midfielder Joao Palhinha eight times. The Portugal international has make 30 appearances for Sporting Lisbon this season. And has reportedly attract interest from the club in the Premier League.

Portuguese outlet Record says. United are keenly interested in the 26-year-old. As they have send scouts to monitor the players eight times to ensure they fit in at Old Trafford or not.

LISBON, PORTUGAL – NOVEMBER 24: João Palhinha of Sporting CP in action during the UEFA Champions League group C match between Sporting CP and Borussia Dortmund at Estadio Jose Alvalade on November 24, 2021 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Octavio Passos/Getty Images)

Last summer, UFABET it was report that the Red Devils were interested in the midfielder. But were fixe on a price of 33 million pounds an amount that Manchester United were not ready to pay at the time.

However, the latest report reveals that. Joao Palhinha ‘s price drop to just 25 million pounds. Leading the media to believe that the Red Devils are ready to consider bring the player again after the season.

Still, United will face tough competition as Joao Palhinha has also attract interest from Tottenham Hotspur, Wolves and Newcastle. 

But the media see that the Red Devils still have a good chance. Because the team use to do good business with Sporting. And now Manchester United have Bruno Fernandes and Cristiano. Ronaldo, two Portuguese teammates, play at Old Trafford.