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Man Utd and Bayern in for Lucas

July 25, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff

Sao Paulo midfielder Lucas is a big-money transfer target for Manchester United and Bayern Munich, according to the teenager's agent.

GettyImagesLucas has been tipped for the top along with Neymar

Lucas, 18, has also been linked with Paris St Germain but his agent, Wagner Ribiero, has confirmed the interest of Manchester United and German giants Bayern Munich, who came to him with interest in January.

Ribeiro told Terra: "Lucas was approached earlier this year by Manchester United and Bayern Munich."

The young midfielder is widely expected to have a big future and, with United in the market for a replacement for Paul Scholes, could prove to be the right solution. However, reports suggest that Sao Paulo will not let their star player leave for anything less than £72 million.