Old Trafford club looking to sign Rayo Vallecano youngster Leo Baptistao.
Sir Alex Ferguson looks set to take a leaf out of Michael Laudrup’s book with a swoop for a Rayo Vallecano striker, according to talkSPORT.
The Swansea manager has highlighted to Premier League managers the value to be found currently in La Liga, with even the veteran Manchester United manager admitting to having never heard of Spanish sensation Michu before his move to Swansea.
Michu has since set the Premier League and that has sent a host of Premier League clubs scrambling to La Liga in search of a bargain.
Sir Alex reportedly sent his brother Martin to run the rule over Rayo Vallecano youngster, Leo Baptistao.
The Brazilian played well and got an assist for Vallecano, the side from whom Swansea signed Michu, as they went on defeat Getafe 3-1.
The young striker is just 20 years old, and with Danny Welbeck likely to leave on loan and Angelo Henriquez having recently joined Wigan, United are ready to offer the forward a place on their bench.
Baptistao has impressed for Vallecano this season, scoring six goals in the league, playing as a lone striker.
Manchester United may be able to sign the player for as little as £1.6 million with reports emerging that the player has a release fee clause written into his contract.
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