In recent days, Manchester United have been linked with numerous highly rated stars and a new name is now in the limelight over a potential move to Old Trafford in the form of Brazilian international and Benfica goalkeeper Ederson.
Our first-choice between the sticks David De Gea is once again according to Don Balon linked with a move to sign for Real Madrid. Jose Mourinho is already looking for his replacement and the likes of Jan Oblak, Kasper Schmeichel, and Joe Hart have been linked to Old Trafford in recent days.
Now, according to reports Portuguese publication O Jogo, the Red Devils have moved in and are already in talks to hire the services of 23-year-old Samba star Ederson, who will eventually replace David De Gea.
The former Rio Ave FC goalie has been in superb form for the Primeira Liga giants this season. the Portuguese giants are currently leading the league and are three points ahead of rials Porto.
Ederson has mainly been a bench warmer last season and broke into Benfica’s first team in the second half of the season. The South American star was able to keep 6 clean sheets in 10 league games for Benfica.
This seaosn, he has so far appeared in 25 league games for the Portuguese side and only conceded 12 goals. Moreoever, Edersopn has helped his side keep no fewer than 16 clean sheets as well.
As per the provided O Jogo link, back in January, he signed a fresh deal with the club until 2023 and it has a release clause of 60 million euros. However, Benfica president Luís Filipe Vieira is prepared to sell him for just 30 million euros.
In your opinion, is Ederson good enough to replace De Gea?