- Lorran broke into the Flamengo team at 16 and is their youngest ever goalscorer
- He is signed to the agency that represents Vinicius Jr and Gabriel Martinelli
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Both clubs have made a poor start to the season and it seems they are looking at how how they can strengthen their squads, despite the window having closed just weeks ago.
One player who has caught their eye is attacking midfielder Lorran, who has impressed since breaking into the Flamengo first-team.
According to Fabrizio Romano, scouts from both Manchester United and Chelsea recently tracked the top Brazilian talent born in 2006.
He claims that Lorran has a release clause included in his Flamengo deal worth £43m.
Manchester United and Chelsea have reportedly been keeping tabs on Flamengo’s Lorran
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The 17-year-old is signed with Roc Nation Sports Brazil, the agency of JayZ — along with the likes of Vinicius Jr, Paqueta, Martinelli, Endrick.
Lorran came through Flamengo’s youth setup and made his first team debut in January at the age of 16.
He became the youngest player to score in the club’s history just two weeks later and has since established himself as an important member of the squad.
Lorran, who is also an U16 international for Brazil, is under contract until 2025.
Chelsea have signed a number of young Brazilian talents since the arrival of Todd Boehly – with the likes of Deivid Washington, Andrey Santos and Angelo all joining.
Lorran came through Flamengo’s youth setup and made his first team debut in January