Man United to make decision about first January signing – report

Manchester United are contemplating the possibility of signing Victor Lindelof in January, say reports

Manchester United are set to make a final decision on whether to sign Victor Lindelof in the January transfer window, according to reports in the British media.

The Daily Star are reporting that Manchester United are considering the possibility of bringing forward the defender’s move to Old Trafford from Benfica after initially agreeing to sign Lindelof in the summer.

The same article states that Jose Mourinho is in a positive to sign the £38m-rated defender following the sales of Morgan Schneiderlin and Memphis Depay over the past week.

The story goes on to claim that Jorge Mendes has become involved in the deal as Manchester United look to get the transfer over the line.

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The 20-time English champions played out a 1-1 draw with Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium on Saturday afternoon after Wayne Rooney cancelled out Juan Mata’s first-half own goal.

The Red Devils are in sixth place in the Premier League table and 14 points behind leaders Chelsea.

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