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Victor Lindelof's proposed transfer to Manchester United is being held up by "bureaucracies", says Bruno Andrade

Victor Lindelof’s proposed transfer to Manchester United this month is only now being held up by “bureaucracies”, according to Portuguese journalist Bruno Andrade.

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The Red Devils have been heavily linked with a bid to bring the defender to Old Trafford from Benfica in recent weeks as Jose Mourinho looks to bolster his rearguard options.

However, the latest reports have suggested that Manchester United may choose to put back their bid to sign the Sweden international until the summer, given the fine form of Marcos Rojo and Phil Jones in recent weeks.

Despite this, Lindelof continues to be touted as a possible target for the Red Devils this month, speculation which has further intensified since he was left out of the Benfica squad in recent days.

Now, Portuguese journalist Andrade has claimed that the player in indeed closing in on a move to Old Trafford.

The reporter tweeted:

Manchester United are currently preparing for their FA Cup third-round clash against Reading at Old Trafford on Saturday.

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