Man United are close to signing 20-year-old Rodrigo Dourado from Internacional [TMW]

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Italian transfer website Tutto Mercato Web have claimed an exclusive on Wednesday regarding Manchester United.

According to TMW, Manchester United are close to an agreement for Internacional’s 20-year-old midfielder Rodrigo Dourado, after the player was recommended by their scout.

Tutto Mercato Web fail to specify how much Man United will pay for Dourado, or any other details about the deal.

The only other significant piece of information provided is that Dourado is seen as a long term replacement for Michael Carrick.

Dourado is a relative unknown, having really only burst on the scene for Internacional in 2015.

The year Dourado has already played 12 times for his club, however he has yet to score his first professional goal.

Video evidence of Rodrigo Dourado in action can be seen below.