Man Utd step closer to landing Gaitan as Benfica swoop for Ola John

Manchester United are edging closer to landing Benfica winger Nicolas Gaitan.

Manchester United are edging closer to landing Benfica winger Nicolas Gaitan.

Benfica have all but closed a deal for FC Twente winger Ola John, who is viewed as a direct replacement for Gaitan.

Benfica and United are understood to have a 'gentlemen's agreement' over an end of season deal for Gaitan. The Argentine should move to Old Trafford for €25 million plus the loan of two United young players.

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