Rotariu claims talks with Manchester United

The Dinamo Bucharest starlet, who has scored five goals in 17 league appearances this season, says he has been monitored by the Red Devils’ scouts

Dinamo Bucharest winger Dorin Rotariu claims he has held extensive talks with Manchester United officials.

The 18-year-old has scored five goals in 17 matches in the Romanian top flight this season and has been monitored by scouts from United.

Rotariu has also made one appearance for Romania’s Under-21 side.

“It was a meeting in Bucharest with Manchester United officials with whom I chatted for around two hours,” Rotariu told Romanian newspaper Ring.

“They wanted to know me personally, to see what kind of guy I am, what character I have. We didn’t just discuss football.

“I was told they are monitoring me. This gives me ambition and motivates me. When a club the size of Manchester has you in sight, you can only be proud.

“Honestly, I did not expect to happen quickly, but I tell you I will not go to your head. going to focus even more on every game and to give everything in training.

“I feel very well at Dinamo and I want to win trophies here. The cup is important for me and my colleagues.”