Representatives are said to be meeting in Manchester ahead of a proposed €45 million move for the 22-year-old Sweden international


Manchester United are closing in on a transfer for highly rated young Benfica defender Victor Lindelof. 

Goal understands that Benfica president Luis Filipe Vieira was expected to travel to Manchester on Monday to meet with United officials to iron out the final details of a move.

Who is United target Lindelof?

Jose Mourinho has marked the centre-half as his number one target in the January transfer window and the Portuguese side are said to be willing to let him leave for around €45 million.

Lindelof, a 22-year-old Sweden international, is also able to operate from right-back and has started in 13 of Benfica’s 14 Primeira Liga games, and all six of their European fixtures.

Paris Saint-Germain and Inter had also been linked with the youngster, who is one of Jose Mourinho’s priorities for the coming window