Date: 12th December 2013 at 3:16am
Written by:

fernando-reges

Tonight as Atletico faced Porto a certain was in attendance, casting an eye over proceedings.

Whilst the general consensus is that we were looking at , could Moyes have been in Spain watching someone else or even someone as well as Koke.

have long been linked with Koke and with his buyout clause having been confirmed at €24m it would be crazy for United not to be interested in the young Spaniard but there are a few other players that were on the field that United have been linked with.

United have been heavily linked with a number of Porto’s stars recently, and Moyes will have got a first hand showing as all of them were on display last night.

Working from the back United have been linked with , , and although not this season, .

A United move for Koke has been mooted but so has a move for all of these players. Personally I think given our circumstances it is likely that Moyes also had an eye on Fernando.

The Brazilian midfielder, nicknamed ‘The Octopus’, could leave Portugal this summer when his contract expires so United may be able to strike a deal for him, especially with Porto’s departure from the .

It would be great to snap up Koke and the move may be a reality given the strength of Barca’s midfield and the rivalry between Atletico and Real but I think its unlikely, given Atletico’s position in La Liga and it being a year, that the 21 year old would switch to United in January.