Man Utd Agree Fee for Benfica’s Lindelof
Manchester United agree transfer for Benfica defender Lindelof
Manchester United have agreed a deal with Benfica for the transfer of defender Victor Lindelof, the Premier League club have confirmed.
The move for the Swedish centre-back, 22, is subject to him completing a medical and agreeing personal terms.
If the transfer is completed it will represent United’s first foray into the transfer market during the close-season, with fee reported to be €35 million.
A United statement read: “Manchester United is pleased to announce that it has reached agreement with Benfica for the transfer of Victor Lindelof, subject to a medical examination, international clearance and personal terms.
“A further announcement will be made once the transfer is complete.”
Lindelof moved to Benfica in December 2011 and has won three Primeira Liga titles, two Taca de Portugal trophies and the Taca da Liga during his time at Estadio da Luz. He was also part of the side that won the European Under-21 Championship with Sweden in 2015.