Manchester United reach agreement for Lindelof transfer

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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 the player 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 EUR35million.

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."