Manchester United have entered the race for Celta Vigo midfielder Gabri Veiga
According to the Mirror (h/t the Sun), Manchester United have joined Newcastle United in the race for 20-year-old Celta Vigo star Gabri Veiga.
Veiga has been in impressive form this season for Vigo and is attracting strong interest from top teams, with Untied also entering the race. The Spain U-21 International is seen as one of the most exciting prospects plying his trade in La Liga and is deemed to have huge potential.
His current contract with the club runs till 2026 and hence it would be tough to prise him away from the Spanish club, However, as is the norm in La Liga, the player has a release clause in his contract which currently stands at £ 35 million.
Vigo are trying to increase the release clause as this provides an excellent opportunity for top clubs to speak to the player regarding a transfer directly.
On the other hand, playing for one of the biggest clubs in the world is definitely a dream for many youngsters and surely Veiga would be delighted with the rumoured interest.
Erik ten Hag is known to trust the young players as much as the senior ones as seen with the season that Alejandro Garnacho is having while Facunso Pellistri and Kobbie Mainoo are included with the first team.
Veiga would fit perfectly with the strategy of acquiring promising talented youngsters and developing them further with his excellent coaching skills.
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It would be interesting to see how the summer transfer window pans out with special emphasis to be laid on adding another top quality.
Whether Marcel Sabitzer’s loan move is turned into a permanent deal is also a factor which could be taken into consideration while speaking about the addition of new midfielders in the summer.