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Wolves could do with Raphinha purple patch as Manchester United reportedly eye Neto

It has been claimed that Manchester United are looking at Wolverhampton Wanderers star Pedro Neto.

According to The Sun, the Portuguese winger is now an option for the Red Devils, who want to add a wide player this summer.

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Neto’s form this season has been superb, and he is undoubtedly one of the most exciting young players in the division.

It is little wonder to see stories linking him with an exit from Molineux this summer.

Wolves fans would like to think he’ll remain in the Black Country, especially since he only signed a new deal in November, but money talks – especially in these financially difficult times.

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It’s not out of the question a big offer will arrive from United for Neto.

But they have also been linked with another player who has been lighting up the Premier League just like the 21-year-old.

Leeds United star Raphinha is reportedly on United’s radar (Mirror), and him finishing the season strongly could aid Wolves in terms of keeping Neto out of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s clutches.

Raphinha purple patch needed

At 24, Raphinha is a little more experienced than Neto and that might appeal to United since they already have a young winger full of promise in Amad Diallo.

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The £17 million (plus add-ons, BBC Sport) Brazilian has been outstanding for Leeds this season and he already looks destined to play for a bigger club.

Wolves might be hoping he has a strong finish to 2020/21 or at least that he upstages Neto.