Finally, Victor Lindelof signs for Manchester United, the team has completed the signing of defender Victor Lindelof from Benfica for £31m. The Swedish footballer on Wednesday travelled to Manchester for discuss terms and have a medical.
Lindelof already won 12 caps for Sweden. He becomes United’s most expensive defender by overtaking the £29.1m paid before for Rio Ferdinand in 2002. After signing the footballer said, I’m thrilled to join on a four-year contract with an option for a fifth year.
Lindelof has enjoyed his time at Benfica enormously & he has learned a lot there, but he is looking forward to playing in the Premier League at Old Trafford and for Jose Mourinho, told the media.
He is keen to get started and make his contribution to the team’s efforts to win more trophies, also told the centre-back, who made 47 appearances as Benfica won a Portuguese domestic double last time.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said, “Lindelof is a very talented young footballer, who has a great future ahead of him. This season last year showed us that we need options and quality to add depth to the squad & Lindelof is the first to join us this season!“