Manchester United willing to pay £60 million to sign winger with 14 goals in 24 appearances. He can dribble and has pace

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According to Portuguese media outlet A Bola, Manchester United are willing to pay £60 million to sign FC Porto winger Luis Diaz.

The 24 year old Colombian winger, who is in his third season ar FC Porto, has scored 14 goals and registered 5 assists in 24 appearances this season.

Diaz has been one of the standout players in the Champions League this season and is a terror to defenders due to his pace and trickery.

Manchester United, however, face tough competition from Liverpool, who are said to be leading the race to sign him with mega-rich Newcastle United also interested in the winger.

Diaz is usually deployed on the left-wing and acts as an inverted winger.

Meanwhile, Paul Merson believes Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic is past his best and shouldn’t be playing for Manchester United.

He told Sky Sports: “To be fair, Scott McTominay has been their best player, but Nemanja Matic can’t get around the pitch anymore. He’s not the player he once was, and against Wolves they just got passed to death.

“They got absolutely slaughtered. You look at the two in midfield for Wolves, Ruben Neves and Joao Moutinho, they ran the show at Old Trafford.

“It was embarrassing for Manchester United. Embarrassing. Watching the game, I’d go as far as cringeworthy.”