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Agent: United need to up Moura bid

Agent: United need to up Moura bid (©GettyImages)
Agent: United need to up Moura bid (©GettyImages).

Lucas Moura's agent has claimed a proposed move to Manchester United will not go through unless Sir Alex Ferguson meets Sao Paulo's asking price.

The Scot confirmed his interest in the 19-year-old winger in Shanghai on Monday, but denied claims that the two clubs had reached agreement over a £26million transfer.

Now the player's agent, Wagner Ribeiro, has warned United they have little chance of prising the teenager away from South America unless they match Sao Paulo's valuation, which is significantly higher. Ribeiro told www.uol.com.br: "They have reached their limit, they will not offer anything more. He will not leave. He is happy in Sao Paulo."

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