LAUTERER CLOSE IN ON LINCOLN
By Philip Seery
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
The 22-year-old samba star currently plays for domestic side Atletico Mineiro and the Red Devils are believed to have lodged a £3.3 million bid for the player.
Lauterer coach Andreas Brehme (pictured) wants his team to join the Bundesliga elite and now seems set to follow fellow German clubs in buying Brazilians.
Paulo Rink, Ze Roberto, Lucio, Giovane Elber, Paulo Sergio and Evanilson have already infiltrated the German top-flight.