Rafael scored the goal of his life against QPR at the weekend with his twin brother Fabio, watching on from the stands as he wasn’t eligible to play due to the agreements of his loan move. The 22-year old was sat next to the QPR president, and admitted he nearly celebrated Rafael’s screamer.
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For four years now Rafael has been widely regarded as one of the best young players in the game, last year was by far his best in a red shirt but there is still more to come from the 21-year old. He simply has to make that right-back position his own this upcoming season.
It’s been a busy day for the twins of the da Silva household with both of the United defenders agreeing deals. Shortly after the news that Rafael had signed a new 4 year deal with the club, it was announced that his twin, Fabio, would be leaving the club on loan and heading to QPR.
The agent of the Da Silva brothers, Cassiano Pereira, has been speaking to Estado ESPN where he discussed the future of his clients. In the past month we discovered that Fabio would be going out on loan next season, and he was heavily linked with a move to Benfica but he would now prefer a move to a fellow Premier League club.
I was recently flicking through our team and it got me thinking, If we were to lift the Premier League trophy this year, which players would miss out on a medal. To be eligible for a medal you need to make ten appearances throughout the league season.