Manchester United linked defender Fabinho has conceded that he cannot assure anyone that he will stay at Monaco beyond Wednesday’s deadline day, but admits that he is unlikely to leave this summer.

The 22-year-old Brazilian full-back’s future has come under the scanner again in the last few days after it emerged that Monaco are open to selling him if they get the right offer.

Manchester United hold an interest in the defender, but have done little in recent weeks to suggest that they want him at Old Trafford this summer, and according to French sports daily L’Equipe, Chelsea are also keeping an eye on him.

Fabinho admits that he is unsure about his future at Monaco, but revealed that he is most likely to stay at the Stade Louis II beyond Wednesday’s deadline day.

The defender said: “With the Champions League, it won’t be bad to stay at Monaco.  


“I’m not sure that I am going to stay, but I more likely to stay than leave.”

The defender is also a full Brazil international, and has earned four caps for the Selecao.

He has a contract until 2019 with Monaco and staying at the club will mean Champions League football this season, something neither Chelsea or Manchester United can offer.