The Brazilian has been linked to a move to Old
Trafford for some time, but Jose Mourinho’s
men face competition for his signature from
Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal
and Barcelona have all been in contact with
Monaco defender Fabinho, according to his
The Brazilian has long been linked to a move to
Old Trafford, though the Ligue 1 side were said
to be demanding upwards of €40 million for him.
The 23-year-old remains at Monaco, but he
continues to attract some top names and his
father suggested Manchester could be his
destination, but whether he fancies the red or
blue side remains uncertain.
“We have been in talks with Manchester United,
Manchester City, Arsenal and approached by
Barcelona,” his father, Joao, told French TV
show J+1 .
“We like Manchester United and Mourinho’s
work, but we have a soft spot for Manchester
Fabinho joined Monaco from Rio Ave in July
2015. He spent his first season playing
predominantly as a right-back, though he was
utilised as a defensive midfielder. This
campaign, he has been used almost entirely as
a holding midfielder.