United have agreed a £16million fee with Sporting Lisbon for defender Marcos Rojo. He is presently at Manchester United and said joining United ‘feels like a dream’, is set to sign a four-year contract passing a medical and agreeing personal terms.
Manchester United Manager, Louis van Gaal made it a major priority to sign a left-footed defender and stepped up his pursuit of Rojo, following the last Saturday’s shocking home defeat to Swansea.
The deal was held up while Manchester United negotiate with Doyen Sports, the investment company that actually owned a percentage of Rojo’s economic rights, but last night both clubs confirmed all parties have agreed terms.
Rojo trained with sporting Lisbon on Tuesday (August 19th) morning but was not part of the afternoon training session as sporting and United finalized the move.
This is simply the third signing for United this session.