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Man Utd facing Liverpool competition from Porto midfielder Danilo Pereira

Rivals Manchester United and Liverpool are battling it out against each other in the race to sign Porto midfielder Danilo Pereira, according to reports from A Bola.

Danilo Pereira is regarded as one of the finest midfielders in the Portuguese Primeira Liga and the 25-year-old is said to have attracted the interest from a host of clubs in recent times.

Now in reports emerging out of Portugal, revelations have been made that scouts from both United and Liverpool were present during Porto's 7-0 triumph over Nacional on the weekend to cast a closer look at Danilo and the fierce Premier League rivals are currently locked in a battle to sign the Portuguese international this summer.

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