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Portuguese giants’ boss admits this 27-year-old Man United target could be on the move

Porto boss Sergio Conceicao admits Alex Telles could leave amidst Manchester United interest

According to the Daily Star, Porto manager Sergio Conceicao has opened up on the future of Manchester United target Alex Telles.

The Brazilian full-back looks to be on his way to Old Trafford after United missed out on Sergio Reguilon to Tottenham Hotspur.

The 27-year-old will cost a relatively modest £18million. Currently in the final year of his contract, Porto are keen to cash in rather than lose him for free next summer. (h/t Daily Star)

Porto manager Sergio Conceicao has opened up on the future of Manchester United target Alex Telles
Alex Telles is on Manchester United’s radar

Speaking of Telles potentially leaving Conceicao admits that iit remains a possibility. With the window set to close on October 5th, it remains to be seen if United get a mvoe on in negotiations.

“I don’t think about it, the market is not about me.”

The Porto boss has also praised Telles’ professionalism as he continues to train with the Portuguese giants.

Luke Shaw is yet to fulfill his potential
Luke Shaw is yet to fulfill his potential

The player himself was coy when asked about his future. Telles admitted that his attention is solely focussed on the pitch and will continue to give his best for the team he plays.

“I have people who take care of that and I have to focus on my work.”

The full-back played a key role as Porto opened their season with a 3-1 win over Braga last week. He scored twice from the spot as the defending champions won 3-1.

Brandon Williams is set for a long stay at Manchester United
Brandon Williams has much to learn (Getty)

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The Red Devils are keen to bring in more competition at left-back. Current first-choice Luke Shaw has struggled with both form and injuries. Youngster Brandon Williams still has some way to go before he can be considered reliable.

Telles is represented by superagent Pini Zahavi. The Israeli remains confident that United will make a bid for his client. (h/t Daily Star)

Written by Pranav Nair

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