Manchester United confirm their first signing of the summer

Man Utd Transfer News Victor Lindelof to complete move after international break

Man Utd Transfer News Victor Lindelof to complete move after international break

The Sweden worldwide has been heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford and came close to a transfer in the January transfer window.

They claim that the Swedish defender will fly to Manchester on Wednesday to complete the transfer following his participation in Swedens fixture against Norway.

According to The Sun though, it's expected to be wrapped up this week, with the Benfica ace flying to Manchester after worldwide duty concludes as he will complete a £35m switch to United while signing a five-year deal with the Red Devils.

The 22-year old Swede stands 187 cm tall (and weighs in at a solid 80 kgs) meaning that there will be no dearth of robustness in United's at times fragile central defense.

Manchester United have agreed a fee with Benfica for centre-back Victor Lindelof, the club has announced.

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The Sweden global has impressed both physically and technically over the past two seasons for the Portuguese giants, winning back-to-back Liga titles and this season's Taca de Portugal.

That all changed less than 24 hours later as Manchester United announced his signing.

However, the Daily Record report that Chelsea were interested in signing Lindelof last summer, and launched a lucrative attempt to try and secure his services.

Mourinho led the Red Devils to Champions League qualification in his first season at the club.

The Swedish global will be pleased to join a club that is guaranteed Champions League football, with SL Benfica due to face a qualifier that will decide their Champions League fate.

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