Manchester United in talks to sign Porto left-back Alex Telles

Manchester United 'Agree Five-Year Contract' With FC Porto's Alex Telles

Manchester United decided against signing Tottenham-bound Sergio Reguilon as they did not want to include a buy-back clause that Real Madrid wanted.

Manchester United are monitoring Porto full-back Alex Telles following initial discussions with his representatives but are yet to reach any agreement with either the player or the Primeira Liga club.

PSG are keen on the Porto defender as well and it will be interesting to see if United can fend off the competition and secure the 27-year-old's services.

Telles has always been linked with a move to the Premier League and it is believed that personal terms will not be a problem although a fee is yet to be agreed with his club.

In the spring and early summer it looked a formality that French side Paris St Germain would sign Telles this summer, with Porto keen to sell rather than lose the player for nothing in June.

Telles has forged a reputation as one of the most attack-minded left-backs in European football over the past few years and contributed 13 goals and 12 assists in his 49 appearances last season so h'd certainly give United a real threat down the flank.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is looking to provide competition and potentially cover for Luke Shaw, 25.

If the deal goes through, Telles will join Donny van de Beek as United's second major arrival of the summer transfer window.

Man Utd have now moved on to other targets and Portuguese outlet A Bola claimed on Thursday that Telles was on their radar after the player's agent informed Porto to expect an offer from the Manchester giants soon.



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