Man Utd target Lindelof 'doesn't want to leave' Benfica
Jose Mourinho’s side have already made contact about signing the defender, but his agent claims he is happy at the Portuguese club
Manchester United target Victor Lindelof is happy at Benfica and ‘doesn’t want to leave’, according to the player’s agent.
The 22-year-old is on the radar of Jose Mourinho’s side, with Goal understanding that the Premier League club had already made contact about signing the Sweden international.
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However, agent Hasan Cetinakaya claims that his client is happy with the Portuguese club, and that he could agree a new deal to keep him with Rui Vitoria’s side.
“There are many speculations regarding Lindelof’s future, but he plays in one of the best European clubs already,” Cetinakaya told A Bola.
“There are many clubs interested in what Benfica are doing, but we are on very good terms with the president and we’ll decide Lindelof’s future together with the club.
“They will decide if he deserves a contract extension. There are many clubs interested in signing Lindelof too, but he’s happy at Benfica at the moment and doesn’t want to leave.”
A regular for Sweden’s national team, Lindelof could link up with countryman Zlatan Ibrahimovic at United, with the forward greatly impressed by what he would bring to Old Trafford.
“I think Victor is doing great things, he is playing good for Benfica, he gets a lot of responsibility for the national team now, he is growing,” Ibrahimovic told reporters.
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“Is he good enough for United? I think he’s good enough for the big clubs out there. It’s up to him what he wants. Whatever he chooses will be good for him.
“I know he is hot on the market so let him make the right choice, what fits him good.”