Jose Mourinho’s first signing passes medical ahead of Man United transfer – report

Eric Bailly has passed a medical with Manchester United ahead of his proposed transfer, say reports

Eric Bailly has passed a medical at Manchester United ahead of his proposed transfer to Old Trafford from Villarreal, according to reports.

The Red Devils are believed to be on the lookout for defensive reinforcements as Jose Mourinho prepares for his first season in charge at Old Trafford.

Bailly has been heavily linked with a move to United in recent days following Mourinho’s appointment as the club’s new manager last month.

Now, Sky Sports News HQ is reporting that the central defender passed a medical with United on Tuesday ahead of his transfer to the Premier League club.

The same report goes on to say that his transfer fee is believed to be in the region of around £30m.

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Bailly would be Mourinho’s first signing as Manchester United boss since he signed a three-year deal to be Louis van Gaal’s successor last month.

United finished fifth and won the FA Cup last season.

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