The Red Devils are considering a swoop to sign the 19-year-old winger following his impressive performances in the Argentinian league.
United have been tracking the teen along with a number of European clubs ahead of the summer transfer window.
The report claim that Man United’s arch-rivals Manchester City attempted to sign the Argentine last year but the teenager committed to a new deal with Velez Sarsfield.
The talented youngster has scored nine goals in 46 games over the past two seasons.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side have confirmed the signing of Odion Ighalo on loan until January 2021 following his successful debut campaign at Old Trafford.