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Man Utd chiefs tightlipped on Douglas Costa Old Trafford visit

Manchester United are tightlipped on the revelation that Douglas Costa took in their victory over Bolton Wanderers inside the Old Trafford directors' box.

The Shakhtar Donetsk star has been a long-term target for United - ever since he broke through at Gremio.

United officials were unable to shed any light on why the 20-year-old Brazilian was present, although Costa was surrounded by enough advisors to suggest he had not merely excused himself from duty with Shakhtar Donetsk to watch the team so heavily linked with him a couple of years ago because he fancied a day out.

Any signing cannot come until the summer of course.

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