The mother of Manchester United's Da Silva twins is delighted Fabio is about to join Benfica on-loan.

Laurinda Silva is now in Lisbon and is happy by the prospect of having one of her sons close.

"Fabio is excited to go. It is very settled, and I think will be good for everyone," Laurinda told O Jogo.

"He wants to make the move. I've been in Lisbon for four or five days and loved it, it's a very beautiful city, and since Fabio will be happy here I am also going to be!"