Diego Forlan to help United with this big transfer decision


Manchester United are considering the signature of Uruguay starlet Facundo Pellistri and are hoping to be helped with advice by Diego Forlan, reports claim.

The Athletic, as quoted by Metro, claims the Red Devils are soon to make a bid for the 18-year-old in the coming summer transfer window.

It is believed that Forlan has firsthand knowledge of the highly-rated winger, especially now that he is a coach at Penarol.

Man United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is hoping to benefit from his relationship with Forlan as his former teammate to make the best decision for the club.

The young player is valued for £10 million and manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is willing to meet the price after being impressed by scouting reports and evidence.

Man United boss is hoping to be fast to get ahead of Man City and Real Madrid who are also interested in Facundo

Reports also claim that Facundo Pellistri already has an English passport which is a boost for Man United as there will not be any itch having him travel to England to seal a deal with Man United.

Facundo Pellistri is expected to join the ranks of young talents in Man United should a deal for him succeeds.


Timothy Aiyeku is a Mass Communication graduate from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is a sports, everything football analyst.