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Man United confirm Lindelof signing

Manchester United have confirmed the arrival of Swedish fullback Victor Lindelof

Manchester United have confirmed the arrival of Swedish fullback Victor Lindelof from Benfica on a four-year contract.

On Wednesday morning, it was reported that Lindelof, who is believed to have cost the Red Devils £31m, had arrived at the club’s training ground to undergo a medical.

“I am thrilled to be joining Manchester United. I have enjoyed my time at Benfica enormously and I have learned a lot there. But I’m looking forward to playing in the Premier League at Old Trafford and for Jose Mourinho,” Lindelof told Man United’s official website.

Manchester United have confirmed the arrival of Swedish fullback Victor Lindelof

“I’m keen to get started and make my contribution to the team’s efforts to win more trophies.”

Meanwhile, United head coach Mourinho added: “Victor is a very talented young player, who has a great future ahead of him at United. Our season last year showed us that we need options and quality to add depth to the squad and Victor is the first to join us this summer.

“I know that our fantastic group of players will welcome him as one of us.”