The 19-year-old enjoyed an impressive season for the Argentine club, scoring five goals and providing two assists in 25 appearances before the coronavirus-enforced cancellation of the domestic campaign.
Almada’s displays have earned him comparisons to Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi and Manchester City midfield maestro David Silva.
13-time Premier League champions Manchester United are claimed to have already opened talks with Velez Sarsfield and the player’s representatives in May.
But executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has NOT made an official offer.
The newly-promoted side are wasting little time registering their interest and are understood to have an ‘offer in the making’ for the Argentina Under-20 international.