Manchester United are interested in signing youngster Mattew Olosunde, a Nigerian born in the USA and playing for the New York Red Bulls.
According to the Daily Mail UK, the 17 year old has been training with the former English champions since the summer and coach Louis Van Gaal is reportedly impressed by the young player’s abilities.
The New-Jersey born youngster has represented USA at various under-age groups where he has played at both centre-back and right-back.
The only hitch awaiting the transfer of the player is a work permir and international clearance.
In a related development, former Real Madrid, Chelsea, AC Milan and PSG boss Carlo Ancelotti has indicated he would be interested in coaching Manchester United.