Manchester United fans won't like Breel Embolo's comments, but Liverpool will

Manchester United fans with a cut out trophy inside the stadium before the match

Embolo is attracting the interest of several clubs across Europe, but has he hinted he would prefer a move to Anfield?


Switzerland's Breel EmboloSwitzerland's Breel Embolo

Manchester United target Breel Embolo has admitted he has strong feelings for their arch rivals Liverpool, after telling Schweizer Illustrierte that Merseyside anthem 'You'll Never Walk Alone' is one of his favourite songs.

Liverpool fansLiverpool fans are known to sing 'You'll Never Walk Alone' before every home game

Embolo is currently one of the most highly-rated prospects in Europe, with reports suggesting that new United boss Jose Mourinho is a particularly keen admirer of the Basel starlet.

New Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho in the stands before the matchNew Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is understood to be a fan of the Swiss international

But Red Devils' fans are unlikely to be impressed by the 19-year-old's latest comments, after he admitted his love for the song so synonymous with their most bitter of competitors.

When asked about what song he would liked played at his funeral, Embolo answered: “That’s not something I’ve thought about. My favourite song perhaps: “You’ll Never Walk Alone”.

Liverpool's Roberto Firmino in action with Manchester United's Morgan SchneiderlinLiverpool and Manchester United share one of the most fierce rivalries in English football

It remains to be seen whether Reds boss Jurgen Klopp will make a move for the playmaker, who is currently away with the Swiss national team, who secured a place in the last 16 of Euro 2016 with a 0-0 draw with hosts France on Monday.

If he does seal a move to Manchester, he may find himself having to choose his words more carefully.

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