Man United make offer for £20m Sweden defender – report

Man United have made a £20m offer for Sweden defender Victor Lindelof, according to reports

Manchester United have reportedly made a £20m offer to sign Benfica defender Victor Lindelof this summer, according to reports in Sweden.

The 21-year-old is currently preparing to represent his national team at Euro 2016 as Sweden prepare to face the Republic of Ireland, Italy and Belgium in their group for the tournament in France.

Lindelof, who has two Sweden caps, has attracted interested from a host of Europe’s top clubs in recent months after a series of impressive performances for Portuguese side Benfica.

According to Swedish media outlet Aftonbladet, United have already submitted a £20m offer for the young Sweden defender ahead of Euro 2016 as Louis van Gaal looks to bolster his defensive options.

United finished in fifth place in the Premier League table behind Manchester City on goal difference after a 3-1 victory over Bournemouth at Old Trafford on Tuesday night.

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The Red Devils can still end the season on a high if United beat Crystal Palace in the FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday afternoon.

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