Manchester United Keen On Defender
According to the latest transfer rumours, Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is believed to be keen to sign 23-year-old Valencia defender Jordi Alba. A Spain international, the young and promising player is seen as a replacement for attack minded left fullback Patrice Evra and is rated at around £15 million by his club.
Born in the city of Barcelona, Jordi Alba started out his footballing career with local team Barcelona before the youth moved on to Unio Esportiva Cornella in 2005. After spending two years at Estadio Vía Ferrea, Alba was signed by Valencia where he made his La Liga debut in a 4–2 victory against Real Valladolid at Estadio Nuevo Jose Zorrilla in September 2009. Jordi Alba has so far collected three full caps for his native country after making his international debut in a 3–1 win over Scotland in Allicante in October 2011.