Man United and Chelsea ‘have sent scouts to watch Brazilian wonderkid Lorran but it could take £43m to land 17-year-old who is signed to Jay-Z’s sports agency’

  • Lorran broke into the Flamengo team at 16 and is their youngest ever goalscorer
  • He is signed to the agency that represents Vinicius Jr and Gabriel Martinelli
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Manchester United and Chelsea have reportedly been keeping tabs on Flamengo youngster Lorran.

Both clubs have made a poor start to the season and it seems they are looking at how how they can strengthen their squads, despite the window having closed just weeks ago.

One player who has caught their eye is attacking midfielder Lorran, who has impressed since breaking into the Flamengo first-team. 

Fabrizio Romano tweeted: ‘understand Manchester United and Chelsea scouts recently tracked Lorran, Brazilian top talent born in 2006.

Release clause included in his Flamengo deal: £43m. He is signed with Roc Nation Sports Brazil, the agency of JayZ — with Vinicius Jr, Paqueta, Martinelli, Endrick.’

Manchester United and Chelsea have reportedly been keeping tabs on Flamengo’s Lorran

Lorran came through Flamengo’s youth setup and made his first team debut in January at the age of 16. 

He became the youngest player to score in the club’s history just two weeks later and has since established himself as an important member of the squad.  

Lorran, who is also an U16 international for Brazil, is under contract until 2025.