Manchester United to bid €35m for 23yo defensive star, second summer signing


Manchester United are set to make a €35m bid for Benfica full-back Nelson Semedo this summer, according to reports from Portugal.
It was reported earlier this year that a deal in principle had been agreed with the 23-year-old, who has just finished his first season as a regular in the Benfica starting XI, making 46 appearances.
Jose Mourinho has already signed one defender from the Portuguese champions this summer in the form of Victor Lindelof, arriving last week for a fee of £30.7m.
And according to Portuguese outlet Mundo Deportivo‘s Francesc Aguilar, Man United make a €35m bid for the full-back, who has also emerged on Barcelona’s radar.
Semedo, when asked about a potential move away back in December, came across as somebody keen on spending more time playing regularly wit...

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