All You Need To Know About Manchester United New Signing, Victor Lindelof

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Victor Lindelof

Manchester United have completed the signing of defender Victor Lindelof from Benfica for £31m.

The Sweden international, 22, travelled to Manchester on Wednesday to discuss terms and have a medical.

Lindelof, who has won 12 caps for Sweden, becomes United’s most expensive defender, overtaking the £29.1m paid for Rio Ferdinand in 2002.

Soccerblitz.net profiles the defender, see facts about the swedish below:

  1. His full name is Victor Jörgen Nilsson Lindelöf.
  2. Lindelöf began his career in Sweden at Västerås SK, making his debut in September 2010.
  3. In December 2011, he agreed to move to Benfica in Portugal, initially representing the club at youth and B levels.
  4. He made his first team debut in September 2013, he continued to appear for the club at B level, while also winning three Primeira Liga titles.
  5. Lindelöf has represented Sweden at under-17, under-19, under-21 and senior levels.
  6. He was a member of the under-21 side that won the 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship.
  7. He made his senior international debut in March 2016 and represented his country at UEFA Euro 2016.
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