Benfica defender targeted by Manchester United in advanced talks with Barcelona

first_imgBarcelona are in advanced negotiations with Manchester United target Nelson Semedo.The Benfica defender is in high demand ahead of the summer transfer window and is expected to secure a lucrative move away.Manchester United were thought to be favourites to sign the 23-year-old as part of a double swoop involving fellow defender Victor Lindelof. However, according to Portuguese newspaper Record, that is no longer the case as Semedo is in fact in advanced negotiations with Barcelona.The Spanish giants are desperate to land a new right-back this summer after failing to replace Dani Alves since he left for Juventus last year.Semedo is the man new Barca boss Ernesto Valverde has earmarked and now talks are underway over a deal worth over £30m. Nelson Semedo vies for the ball 1last_img

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