'Best centre-back in the world!' - Man Utd fans can't contain excitement at Lindelof deal
Manchester United are up and running in the transfer window following confirmation they have agreed a deal to sign Benfica defender Victor Lindelof.
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...
— Goal (@goal) June 11, 2017
Bailly and Lindelof in front of De Gea, 38/38 PL clean sheets incoming
— Josh (@Martialized) June 10, 2017
— United Xtra (@utdxtra) June 10, 2017
Just checked on YouTube and I can officially say that Lindelof is the best CB in the World.
— Moe. (@NoLaughingMata) June 10, 2017
— Devils Related (@Devils_Related) June 10, 2017
So we've basically spent £60m-£65m on a solid partnership of Bailly and Lindelof, whilst other clubs spend £50m on one centre-back. #MUFC
— Asif. (@Asif9707) June 10, 2017
I think Lindelof is going to fit in perfectly at Manchester United pic.twitter.com/saKcgb9Uq8
— TFT (@TFTYouTube) June 11, 2017
L'Pool were about to pay double the price of Lindelof for half the player then ended up apologising. No words to describe their banter club.
— Locó (@toccomotion) June 10, 2017
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 .