Marcos Leonardo is attracting attention from some big clubs like Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspurs, Arsenal, and others, know more about the transfer news here
Brazilian Wonderkid is now getting in eyes of many top clubs from Europe. Premier League teams like, Manchester United, Arsenal, and Tottenham Hotspurs are interested to sign the 19-year-old. Earlier, Liverpool also expressed their interest in the player. But why every team is interested in signing him?
Who Is Marcos Leonardo And Why All Teams Are Interested In Signing Him: Transfer News
Teams have often shown interest in Brazilian players from a very young age, and that has worked well too. For example, Real Madrid signed Vinicus Junior and Manchester City signed Gabriel Jesus at a very young age and both players are scoring goals for their teams.
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Marcos Leonardo is dubbed as the next ‘Neymar’ and the Santos striker has impressed many scouts with his skills and goal-scoring ability. Leonardo has scored 11 goals so far in 28 appearances for Santos in the league.
In the 2022 season, Leonardo scored a total of 19 goals in all competitions in 53 appearances. Playing for the Brazilian U-20 side, he has scored 7 goals in just 3 appearances.
Manchester United Interested In Signing The Brazilian Star
Premier League side, Manchester United have shown keen interest in signing the star. Surely, United can’t miss on the signing as they need a striker for their future. United’s current strikers Martial and Cristiano Ronaldo might not be at Old Trafford in the future as Ronaldo is already 37 years old and Martial’s injury has been a concern for the team.
Marcos Leonardo’s Contract With Santos
Leonardo’s contract might become a concern for teams interested in signing him. The striker signed a new contract with Santos in 2022 which will keep him at the club till 2026.
So, the clubs interested in signing the Brazilian will have to pay a good amount of money.