Arsenal and Manchester United target Fernando Muslera impresses despite defeat

Fernando Muslera impressed in goal for Uruguay despite their 1-0 defeat to Argentina in the second round of group games in the 2015 Copa America.

The 29-year-old goalkeeper made a string of saves keeping the score at 0-0 until the 56th minute when he was beaten by a close range flying header from Sergio Aguero.

Muslera received a rating of 7.5 for his performance against Argentina, he was the second highest rated Uruguayan player on the field.

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The Turkish newspaper Takvim have stated that the Manchester United are preparing an offer for Muslera and want to hold talks with the Uruguay international’s agent.

Arsenal are also interested in the Uruguayan goalkeeper according to the Metro.

Muslera was one of the Galatasaray’s players of the season despite conceding a career high 34 goals over the Süper Lig campaign.

The 28-year-old kept five consecutive clean sheets – all of which ended in victories – at the most critical stage in the season helping the Lions lift the league title for a record 20th time.