Agent: Man Utd boss Ferguson wants Fabio to join Benfica

The agent of Manchester United fullback Fabio da Silva says Sir Alex Ferguson is driving his move to Benfica.

The agent of Manchester United fullback Fabio da Silva says Sir Alex Ferguson is driving his move to Benfica.

The young Brazilian is expected to join Benfica on-loan as part of a deal which will take Nicolas Gaitan to Old Trafford.

Agent Cassiano Pereira, who has taken care of Fabio and twin brother Rafael since they were 13 years old, said: "Ferguson suggested Benfica, he likes of Benfica. It is a great team, and in Portugal, is equivalent to Manchester United."

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