Man United fans pleased with Victor Lindelof deal, but fear for Chris Smalling

first_img1 Manchester United are closing in on the signing of Benfica centre-back Victor Lindelof, with a £42 million move to be finalised in January.The Red Devils will pay £37m up front, with Jose Mourinho signing off on the arrival of the highly-rated Swedish international.One of the most in-demand defenders in European football, 22-year-old Lindelof only broke through at the Estadio da Luz at the beginning of this year.However, he has established himself at the top of the game since then – missing just a single league match since January and playing at Euro 2016 – and it is hard to imagine him being anything other than a starter at Old Trafford.And this is something which delights United fans, who have watched their team struggle at the back this season.But with Lindelof set to join Marcos Rojo, Chris Smalling, Phil Jones, Eric Bailly and Daley Blind as available centre-backs, it seems someone will be moved on next month.And fans believe that player could be Smalling, who has done little to endear himself to Mourinho since the start of this season.We have collected a selection of the best social media reactions to Lindelof’s impending transfer below… Manchester United are set to sign Victor Lindelof for £42 million last_img read more

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