Manchester United ready to beat European rivals to 'the new Neymar' in huge statement of intent: report

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag arrives prior to the Premier League match between Manchester United and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Old Trafford on May 13, 2023 in Manchester, England.
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Manchester United are closing in on a player who has been described as "the next Neymar", as Erik ten Hag looks to increase the attacking options in his squad.

The Red Devils pulled off a dramatic comeback at the weekend against Nottingham Forest to win 3-2 at Old Trafford after falling 2-0 behind in the first five minutes. While United showed resilience and steel, however, the attacking options available to Ten Hag were questioned once more.

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Mark White is the Digital Content Editor at FourFourTwo. During his time on the brand, Mark has written three cover features on Mikel Arteta, Martin Odegaard and the Invincibles, and has written pieces on subjects ranging from Sir Bobby Robson’s time at Barcelona to the career of Robinho. An encyclopedia of football trivia and collector of shirts, he first joined the team back in 2020 as a staff writer.