Nicolas Gaitan watached by Manchester United and City

City and United ramp up interest in Benfica midfielder Gaitan

Manchester United and City are maintaining interest in
Benfica midfielder Nicolas Gaitan.

Both sides had scouts watching the
23-year-old Argentine in Benfica's 2-0 League Cup victory against Santa Clara
on Wednesday.

Gaitan has a 37.5m release clause in his contract. United and
City have also posted interest in St Etienne defender Kurt Zouma, 17, while
City are giving a trial to Chilean defender Tomas Diaz Navarrete, 18.

Interest: Both Manchester club are considering a move for Nicolas Gaitan

Interest: Both Manchester clubs are considering a move for Gaitan (centre)