Porto’s Mangala humbled by Man Utd talk

FC Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala admits he is flattered by rumours linking him with Manchester United.

FC Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala admits he is flattered by rumours linking him with Manchester United.

The 22-year old French defender has emerged as a possible transfer target for the Red Devils and says it is a great feeling to be wanted by such a club.

"I am definitely flattered by the interest of such a big club like Manchester United, any player would be,” he told Sky Sports.

"I have a contract here until 2016 so even if I want to go, Porto will have their say in the transfer."

Mangala, who also holds a Belgian passport, joined Porto from Standard Liege in 2011 and has become a regular this season with 17 league and eight Champions League appearances for the Portuguese giants.

 

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