'Best centre-back in the world!' - Man Utd fans can't contain excitement at Lindelof deal

The defender has spoken after completing his move from Benfica, and he says he was never in two minds about heading to Old Trafford

Manchester United are up and running in the transfer window following confirmation they have agreed a deal to sign Benfica defender Victor Lindelof.

Revealed: Lindelof to Man Utd fee

The Swedish centre-back represents Jose Mourinho's first signing of the summer and will join the club subject to a medical.

And United supporters are already getting excited over their new addition, with many predicting a fruitful partnership with Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly...

As for United's other transfer business, the Premier League confirmed on Friday that Zlatan Ibrahimovic had been released by the Red Devils, surely meaning a new centre forward is a priority signing.

As revealed by Goal , Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata is a primary target although it remains to be seen if the Red Devils can see off competition from AC Milan to complete a deal for the 24-year-old .