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Man United join Chelsea in pursuit of Brazilian winger

Man United join Chelsea in pursuit of Brazilian winger

Richarlison on United, Chelsea radar
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Manchester United have reportedly joined the likes of Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain in monitoring the progress of Watford winger Richarlison.

The Brazilian youth international made a strong start to his Premier League career with five goals, but he has not looked the same player since the turn of the year.

According to The Mirror, Jose Mourinho has been impressed with Richarlison's showing, and he is prepared to rival former club Chelsea in the pursuit of the attacker.

Watford had signed him from Fluminense for just £11m last summer, and they are supposedly aiming to make a 350 per cent profit by selling him for around £40m.

Despite the speculation, Mourinho has highlighted that he is comfortable with the current attacking options at the club, and they may probably be more concerned about the future of Anthony Martial.

The France international has been linked with a possible exit owing to his reduced gametime, but United remain keen on prolonging his contract beyond June 2019.