Manchester United have played down reports of Douglas Costa visiting Old Trafford.

talkSPORT says United transfer target Douglas Costa was NOT at Old Trafford on Saturday - contrary to reports he was invited to their 1-0 win over Bolton by Sir Alex Ferguson.

Ferguson has a long standing interest in Costa after initially becoming aware of his talent during his time at Gremio.

United sources say the reports were a case of mistaken identity.

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