Manchester United take Matheus Marcosi on trial ahead of potential transfer
Manchester United have reportedly handed a trial to Brazilian youngster Matheus Marcosi, who is training with the club.
The 16-year-old is capable of playing in defence or defensive midfield, and joins the Red Devils from Deportivo Brasil, with whom United have connections.
Rumour Mill: our round-up of football gossip, rumours and speculation Although Jose Mourinho is not known for his willingness to give young players a chance in his first-team, United themselves have a proud tradition of bringing through players from their academy.
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