Arsenal News Aston Villa News Chelsea News Leicester City News Liverpool FC News Manchester City News Manchester United News Newcastle United FC News Tottenham FC News

United scout watches star’s 30min cameo

15 Oct

Manchester United scouted Sporting Club winger Gelson Martins on Thursday – although he only came on as a 63rd-minute substitute.



Man United: United scout watches star's 30min cameoMan United: United scout watches star's 30min cameo

Reports in Portugal claim United sent a spy to the Portuguese cup match as a weakened Sporting line-up won 1-0 at second division Famalicao.

The Red Devils have been tracking the talented 21-year-old all season and can only have been impressed by his performances in the big games this season – particularly in the Champions League match at Real Madrid.


Martins played less than half an hour of the match on Thursday and didn’t write any more headlines for himself in a routine away win.

United, who regularly scout the big three clubs in Portugal, also had a spy at the Under-19 Lisbon derby on Friday as Sporting beat Benfica 2-0.

No comments yet

Leave a Reply