Benfica centre back Victor Lindelof has arrived at Manchester United for a medical as part of his transfer from Portuguese club Benfica.

The 22-year-old was due to undergo the examination at the club’s Carrington training base after flying into Manchester on Wednesday morning.

Benfica have confirmed United will pay £30.7 million (€35m) to sign the Sweden international, with a further £8.8 million (€10m) payable based on performance incentives.

United have had a long-standing interest in Lindelof, but decided against making a move for him in January due to the upturn in their form and the return to fitness of a number of their central defenders.

Lindelof has been on international duty with Sweden, and was an unused substitute for Tuesday night’s 1-1 draw with Scandinavian rivals Norway.

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