Man Utd transfer news: Victor Lindelof agreement reached

Manchester United have been given the all clear to sign Victor Lindelof after Benfica agreed terms with the defender’s former club Vasteras according to Expressen.

Per the source, Benfica reached an agreement with Vasteras over a clause included in the deal when they initially signed him.

Vasteras were due 20 percent of the sell-on fee Benfica were to received from United but the Portuguese giants had tried to get out of the clause.

The conflict is now reported to be resolved leaving Lindelof free to join the Red Devils.

It appears that Benfica have agreed to honour the deal as Vasteras club chairman Bengt-Ake Nilsson made it clear in the Aftonbladet that they were disappointed with Benfica trying to get out of the deal and underlined that they would not budge.

Nilsson was quoted as the Daily Star [via Aftonbladet] and said: “Benfica is one of Europe’s biggest clubs and we come from a small area in the Nordic region.

“They think we’ll fold as soon as they raise their voices.”

In other Man Utd transfer news Bayer Leverkusen star Hakan Calhanoglu has revealed that he is keen on a move to the Red Devils despite also being linked with Chelsea according to the Sun [via Lig Tv].

“Barcelona and Manchester United are huge clubs, it would be difficult to turn them down,” he said.