Reports this morning suggest that Manchester United have secured a pre-contract agreement with Benfica centre-back Victor Lindelof despite a late challenge from Serie A.

According to, the 22-year-old Swedish star is set to arrive at Old Trafford in the summer despite reports that Roma will try to hijack the deal. The giallorossi are set to lose Greek international Kostas Manolas at the end of the season and have targeted Lindelof as a potential replacement.