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Reported Manchester United interest flatters Eliaquim Mangala

Man United interest flatters Mangala
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Eliaquim Mangala expresses his happiness at reports that have suggested that Manchester United are keen on his services.

Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala has conceded that he is "flattered" by speculation that has linked him with a move to Manchester United this summer.

Recent reports have claimed that United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has identified the 22-year-old as the ideal candidate to boost his defensive options, with midfielder Anderson possibly moving in the opposite direction.

Discussing the chance of a transfer, the centre-back has admitted that his current employers may not be keen to sell him.

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

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

Mangala joined Porto from Standard Liege in 2011.

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