Manchester United to Finally Close the Signing of $33m Star

Nico Gaitan BenficaThe transfer saga surrounding Man United playmaker Angel di Maria has been dragged for far too long.

However, the Red Devils supporters are not really concerned about his departure, instead they are more interested in who will replace the Argentine international.

The answer perhaps is another Argentinian in the form of Benfica playmaker Nicolas Gaitan.

Metro cite reports in Spain claiming that Manchester United are to finally close the signing of Nicolas Gaitan and the move for the Primeira Liga star will be finalized soon.

As per the provided link, no fee has been agreed for the transfer yet but previously there have been reports in the media claiming that a fee of $33m has been agreed.

Gaitan and Angel di Maria were team mates at Benfica before the latter left the Portuguese club to join Spanish giants Real Madrid.

Nico directly contributed in 20 goals (4 goals, 16 assists) for Benfica last season and Man United manager Louis van Gaal is a huge fan of the South American star.

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