Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is in support for the signing of Renato Sanches in the summer as per The Guardian. As per the report the legendary manager has been impressed by the performance of the 18 year old in the Champions League and the Portuguese league and has asked the board to sign the player.
The player however will not be cheap as the release clause of £46 million hangs on his head. While his contract runs till 2021 he likely to see the end of that contract as the talks between Benfica and Manchester United seems to be progressing smoothly.
Sanches is also represented by the super agent Jorge Mendes who has brokered several deals between the Red Devils and other clubs when star players were involved. This is a boost the Mendes has a close connection with Sanches and can make the deal happen easily. Well with Sir Alex Ferguson’s blessings of course.