Both the Manchester giants have been very active in the transfer window as both sides looks to reinforce the squad and challenge for the Premier League tittle next season.
Few days back, Manchester United confirmed via official website and also with a tweet on Twitter Sky Sports that they reached an agreement with Abe FIFA over the transfer of Swedish defender Victor Lindelof.
— Sky Sports News HQ (@SkySportsNewsHQ) June 10, 2017
Now, after agreeing personal terms, getting international clearance and completing Medicals, Manchester United finally sealed and announced the signing of Swedish man yesterday evening of the highly rated central defender.
The official website has not disclose led the fee paid but reports via the Daily Mail suggest that Manchester United have completed the signing of the Benfica’s man for 30.7million pounds. This makes him the most expensive defend in Old Trafford club’s history by overtaking club legend Rio Ferdinand.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) June 14, 2017
As far as the personal terms are concerned, the former Vasteras defender has signed a four-year deal with the Red Devils with an option to extend for a further year. His wages are still not known for now.
Jose Mourinho was delighted with the capture of Lindelof and stated (MUFC):
“Victor is a very talented young player, who has a great future ahead of him at United”
The 22-year-old star helped Benfica win the Primeira Liga title in the last campaign and we expect him to partner Eric Bailly in the central defense under the management of the Portuguese boss.