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Oct 8, 2013

Rafael denies Corinthians move

Rafael da Silva believes it was his on-field spat with Juan Jesus in Brazil's 2-1 men's 2012 Olympic final defeat to Mexico which has cost him his World Cup place next year

Manchester United defender Rafael has quashed rumours he is set to return to Brazil and join Corinthians.

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Recent reports have suggested the Brazilian club were preparing lure the 23-year-old back to his native homeland the end of the season.

Just last month, Rafael’s agent, Cassiano Pereira, denied he had been contacted by Corinthians and admitted any move would be ‘difficult’.

However, the rumours have continued to persist and Rafael was forced to fend off the rising speculation.

"I am not thinking about leaving Manchester United, especially since I did well last season," Rafael told Lancenet.

"There is no reason to leave now, I am playing here, I am a starter and I don't intend to return to Brazil."

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