Palmeiras wonderkid Gabriel Fernando de Jesus known as Gabriel Jesus is currently attracting the attention of Premier League heavyweights Manchester United.

Gabriel 19, has set the Brazilian league ablaze with his displays and this has seen many top European clubs scouting him for some time.  Gabriel’s exceptional displays has earned him a call to the Brazilian U-23 team set-up.

Gabriel was once a transfer target of Arsene Wenger after scouting him for a long while before the French man decided against signing the starlet.

Also Gabriel displays in the Brazilian league saw him voted the Best Newcomer of the 2015 Campeonato Brazileiro Seria A  after which he helped Palmeiras win the Copa do Brazil.

The starlet has played 54 league football for Palmeiras scoring 15 goals which is high for a player of his age.

Palmeiras on their part have reduced the high release clause in his contract to £18.8 million which has alerted not just Manchester United but the likes of Real Madrid, Barcelona and Bayern Munich.

It is still a long time to tell if Manchester United with follow up their interest with a bid for the youngster in the summer.