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Victor(y) For Man United As Lindelof Joins The Red Devils From Benfica

announced on Wednesday that they have signed Victor Lindelof from on a four year contract from July 1, 2017, with an option to play with the Red Devils for an additional year.

(Image Courtesy: Twitter – Manchester United)

The English Premier League said in a statement that the 22-year-old Swedish international center back is a versatile defender and will make his debut on the summer tour of the United States in July.

(Image Courtesy: Twitter – Manchester United)

Manager Jose Mourinho said: “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.”

Lindelof, who has costed United 30.7 million pounds, arrived at the club’s Carrington training base on Wednesday morning. He has long been a target of Mourinho, who decided against a move for the player in January.

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Lindelof said: “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 and for Jose Mourinho. I’m keen to get started and make my contribution to the team’s efforts to win more trophies.”

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