sport news capture Atletico Madrid youth star Alejandro Garnacho

capture Atletico Madrid youth star Alejandro Garnacho - who grew up idolising Cristiano Ronaldo - as he 'opts for move to Old Trafford over and ' have fended off fierce competition for Alejandro Garnacho Garnacho's idol was Juventus star and United legend Cristiano Ronaldo Garnacho came through the ranks at Old Trafford but will now move to United The 16-year-old was viewed as one of the 'jewels' in Atletico's youth set-up 

By Jonathan Spencer For Mailonline

Published: 08:41 BST, 9 September 2020 | Updated: 08:41 BST, 9 September 2020

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have reportedly fended off interest from and to seal the signing of Alejandro Garnacho. 

The 16-year-old, who grew up idolising Juventus star and United legend Cristiano Ronaldo, rose through the Atletico Madrid youth ranks and has been tipped to have a very bright future.

And according to Spanish outlet Marca, United have won the race to sign the young striker on a five-year contract. 

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