Manchester United are preparing a £25m bid for Benfica forward Goncalo Ramos.

Manchester United are preparing a £25million offer for Benfica striker Goncalo Ramos, while Erik ten Hag is looking for a new attacker…

  • Manchester United are reportedly preparing an offer for Goncalo Ramos. from Benfica
  • The 21-year-old has scored eight goals in 12 appearances for Benfica so far this season
  • United have already contacted representatives of Ramos
  • Erik ten Hag’s team is looking for an attacker and can make a move in January

Manchester United are reportedly preparing a bid for Benfica forward Goncalo Ramos.

The 21-year-old has scored eight goals in 12 appearances for the Portuguese side so far this season, warning United officials looking for an attacker.

According to The Sun, United will not pay more than the £25million Ramos is facing, but they have already contacted the attacker’s representatives.

Manchester United are reportedly preparing a bid for Benfic striker Goncalo Ramos

Erik ten Hag's team is slightly up front and wants to sign an attacker in the January transfer period

Erik ten Hag’s team is slightly up front and wants to sign an attacker in the January transfer period

New manager Erik ten Hag is believed to have his hands tied for the January transfer window, with the Galzer family reportedly planning a quiet period after spending £230million over the summer.

However, it is believed they will try to bring in an attacker, with Cristiano Ronaldo still looking to leave the club and Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial currently injured.

Newcastle kept an eye on Ramos over the summer as Eddie Howe’s side looked for a striker but instead signed Alexander Isak for £63million.

Ramos has scored eight goals so far this season, scoring twice this weekend in Benfica's 5-0 win

Ramos has scored eight goals so far this season, scoring twice this weekend in Benfica’s 5-0 win

Ramos, a Portugal U21 international, has scored a total of 20 goals in 59 appearances for Benfica.

He is about to move to a major European competition soon, having continued his good form this year after scoring last season against Liverpool in the quarter-final of the Champions League, opening for Red’s summer signing Darwin Nunez .

United, meanwhile, are hoping they can build a good form after the international break after four consecutive wins – including wins over Liverpool and Arsenal – after successive defeats at the start of the season.

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