According to Spanish source Marca, the publication have claimed Manchester United are providing competition for Barcelona in the race to sign the 22-year-old Portuguese international.
Linked intensely with Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin last month and ever since, there has been no indication from the Spanish international that he’d like to return to Camp Nou.
As a result, Luis Enrique’s side have been forced to draw up a list of alternatives and €30 million rated Cancelo is now interesting the La Liga champions.
However, it appears Jose Mourinho may be ready to try and irk Barcelona for the umpteenth time in his career with Cancelo currently enjoying an unlikely hot streak in international football.
Not a part of Fernando Santos’ Euro 2016 winning Portugal side, Cancelo has made the right back slot his own ever since and currently boasts three goals in three outings for A Seleção despite being a right back.