However, the admiration seems to be mutual, as the Monaco midfielder was recently heard praising United, and also stating that it would be a tempting invitation if he gets the chance to join the Red Devils.
In an interview with Esporte Interativo, the versatile midfielder said: “It’s a tempting invitation. I would first talk to my agent, Monaco too, to decide everything right. But it’s a great club, sure enough I would think well about it.”
Fabinho says an offer from Man United manager Jose Mourinho would be "tempting." pic.twitter.com/D3KBLZysv3
— José Mourinho-MUFC (@Utd_JM) June 22, 2017
Fabinho is one of the highly-rated midfielders of the modern times, and would be a vital addition to the United squad. He played an important role in helping Monaco win the Ligue 1 title and reach the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League.
Written by Rajdeep Saha
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