Man Utd close in on 15-year-old wonderkid

Manchester United are close to signing 15-year-old Brazilian–born midfielder Andreas Pereira from PSV, according to The Daily Mail.

The youngster is highly regarded as one of the top talents in his age group and has attracted interest from some of Europe’s biggest clubs and United are set to pip the other sides to the signing of the teenager and bring him to Old Trafford.

The 15-year-old will join the Premier League champions after he turns 16 on January 1. The midfielder moved to Belgium at a young age and has been capped at youth level. He joined Belgian Second Division side Lommel United before the Eredivisie giants snatched him up.

Periera’s teammate Zakaria Bakkali is also highly rated and has become the subject of interest from United’s rivals Manchester City.

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