Ten Hag urged to shun Harry Kane and sign this Brazilian striker that would do an amazing job for Man United

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Former Manchester United star Kleberson has urged Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag to sign Richarlison and not his Tottenham teammate Harry Kane.

Manchester United are reportedly interested in signing Kane this summer but Kleberson thinks United would be better off targeting a different Spurs forward.

Kleberson told OLBG: “I’d really like to see Richarlison play for Man Utd. He’s the kind of striker that could help United a lot.

“Especially with teams pressing, he can do a low block, he can put pressure on the centre-back and he can get inside the box. He’s played in the Premier League for many years, he understands the rules and he’s a really hard-working player.

“As Man Utd get more structure and consistency, winning more games, I think Richarlison is a player who could do a lot for the club.”

“When Richarlison was at Everton, I think he should have gone to Manchester United instead of Tottenham. It could have been different,” Kleberson added.

“Now he doesn’t play much and he doesn’t get many opportunities. He’s competing with guys at Tottenham who are amazing players. He’s on the bench, but he’s competing with these big players.

“As a club, sometimes you need to take a risk because he’s not a bad player, he’s an amazing player. He plays for Brazil’s national team, he just needs game time and some confidence from the coach and the team.

“I believe he could easily do an amazing job for United.”