The Daily Star says Manchester United are known to be keen on the creative midfielder, who was named as the Brazilian top flight's best player last season.
And the feeling is mutual as Ribeiro has spoken of his admiration for the Premier League champions.
Robson Ferreira, Ribeiro's agent said: "We did bring a 10million euro offer to Cruzeiro for Everton Ribeiro but we won't reveal the club in order not to affect the negotiations, after all they are in the middle of their season.
"We presented the offer to Cruzeiro, we talked and we will schedule another meeting within the next days.
"The club want to keep him and the player also wants to help the club in the Copa Libertadores.
"We'll try to merge all the interests."
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