Rodrigo Possebon is leaving Manchester United with it being reported he has joined Brazilian side Santos on a 4 year deal. He is set to be revealed by the club next Monday.

“It’s a unique opportunity,” he said. “I will work hard to give my best. I hope to play a lot of football.”

United fans had high hopes for the lad who started brightly in his career with us, although for the past few months we’ve been left in the dark as regards to his future.

He joined Braga on loan at the start of the 2009-2010 season, but returned to the club in January after making just one appearance and left under a cloud. He was subbed off after just 34 minutes in their Europa League qualifying tie against the Swedish team Elfsborg due to his poor performance.

What went wrong with the lad? Who knows, but we wish him the best of look back in Brazil.