After holding talks in England, Manchester United ready reasonable offer for fullback

20 June, 2017, 00:18 | Author: Felix Jensen

Manchester United on Wednesday completed the signing of Swedish worldwide centre-back Victor Lindelof from Benfica for a fee believed to be £31 million (35m euros, $39.6m), the English Premier League side announced.

The 23-year-old right back has impressed at Benfica, where he has played since 2013.

"I have enjoyed my time at Benfica enormously and I have learned a lot there".

Antonio Valencia was a key player for Manchester United last season but was unable to play in every competition and was rested for the Europa League towards the end of the campaign.

The Black Eagles have won the Turkish league for two seasons running and have booked a place in next seasons Champions League. "I know that our fantastic group of players will welcome him as one of us".

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This is exactly same amount the Red Devils paid for Victor Lindelof this month, although the deal for the Swedish defender included an agreement for another €10m in bonuses. But I'm looking forward to playing in the Premier League at Old Trafford and for Jose Mourinho.

"I'm quite good at them so if I get an opportunity to take a free-kick, I think I'll be there", he told MUTV.

Talisca sparked a media storm after revealing that United boss Jose Mourinho wants him.

Diario Gol, as quoted by the Daily Express, is reporting that Rodriguez favours a move to Manchester United this summer amid interest from Arsenal and Chelsea.

Mundo Deportivo claims that Barcelona, Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich are also interested in the Portugal global but Jose Mourinho has stepped up the negotiations to fend off the competition and lure the right-back to Old Trafford. It's not important to me.

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