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Brazil coach Tite declares Man Utd target Antony 'has Neymar characteristics'

Brazil coach Tite has hailed Ajax striker Antony.

Antony is the subject of intense transfer interest from Manchester United this week.

And should United land the forward this summer, they could be getting a player on par with two of the world's most exciting talents. Antony shared a clip to his Instagram story of Brazil coach Tite comparing him to some of his international team-mates.

Asked whether Neymar is a technical leader for Brazil, Tite replied: "Yes absolutely!

"Especially now, to share the professionalism with a series of athletes with his characteristics. Antony has that characteristic, Raphinha too, Vinicius, Rodrygo does, too."

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