Manchester United agree deal to sign Benfica defender Victor Lindelof

The 22-year-old will head to Old Trafford once personal terms have been agreed

Victor Lindelof, Benfica

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Manchester United have reached an agreement to sign Benfica defender Victor Lindelof.

The 22-year-old will head to Old Trafford once personal terms have been agreed and is subject to international clearance.

Lindelof has 12 caps for Sweden, and played in yesterday's 2-1 victory over France in a World Cup qualifier. He is due to play in a friendly in Norway on Tuesday.

The transfer fee is set to be in the region of for €35m and will be United's first summer signing.

Having been with the Portuguese side since 2012, Lindelof last year helped Benfica secure a domestic league and cup double.