07:30 05 Aug 2019
The Red Devils have made a £46million bid for the Brazil international.
According to Yahoo Sports, the English Premier League club have made a late swoop for the Ajax Amsterdam winger as they prepare to announce the arrival of Harry Maguire.
Neres scored 12 goals and assisted a further 15 in 50 appearances across all competitions for the Dutch giants last season.
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The 22-year-old played a key role in the club winning a domestic double and reaching the semifinals of the Uefa Champions League.
Ajax have already lost several of their star players from the previous campaign with Matthijs de Ligt and Frenkie de Jong both leaving for Juventus and Barcelona respectively, while Real Madrid are reportedly on the cusp of signing Donny van de Beek.
Neres was also part of Brazil’s Copa America winning squad, featuring twice as the tournament hosts won their ninth title.