Manchester United confirm Benfica’s £30.7m defender Victor Lindelof

Manchester United have made Benfica defender Victor Lindelof their first signing of the summer and are also close to landing Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata.

The 22-year-old Swedish centre-back commanded a £30.7million fee and will fly to Manchester on Wednesday for a medical, yo complete international clearance and agree personal terms.

United boss Jose Mourinho came close to luring Lindelof to Old Trafford in January and club officials vowed to try again in the summer when that move failed to materialise.

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