Monaco player says he would be 'very tempted' to join Manchester United 3 years ago

Monaco player says he would be 'very tempted' to join Manchester United

Fabinho has issued a 'come and get me plea' to Manchester United.

However, Antoine Griezmann said his chances of joining United were "6 out of 10," and he ended up staying at Atletico Madrid.

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Actions speak louder than words in the transfer market, and it remains to be seen if Fabinho will do a Griezmann and stay at his current club.

But the Monaco midfielder, who can also play at right-back, has been linked with a move to United for months. And he didn't deny that he would be interested in a move to Old Trafford when asked by Brazilian television.

"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."

The 23-year-old has worked with Jose Mourinho before. He made one first-team appearance for Real Madrid during the 2012/2013 season, Mourinho's last as manager at the Bernabeu.

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Fabinho joined Monaco on a permanent deal in 2015, and impressed last season, helping them win the French title and reach the semi-finals of the Champions League.

According to Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport, Fabinho would cost United £35m.

Like most of Monaco's star players, the Brazilian isn't expected to be at the club for much longer.

Bernardo Silva has joined Manchester City for £43.5m, while Tiemoue Bakayoko, Benjamin Mendy and Kylian Mbappe have all been linked with big money transfers.