Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is having two of Genoa's top prospects scouted this season. Ghana pair Yiadom Richmond Boakye and Isaac Cofie are both on-loan at Sassulo and being watched by United reps.

Genoa president Enrico Preziosi has already confirmed their interest in striker Boakye, but its emerged United are also watching midfielder Cofie, 20.

Cofie made his debut for Genoa last year.