Victor Lindelof’s Biography:
(Victor Lindelof born 17 July 1994) is a Swedish professional footballer who plays as a defender for English Premier League club Manchester United and the Sweden national team. Mainly a center-back, he can also play as a right-back.
Victor Lindelof began his career in Sweden at Västerås SK, making his debut in September 2010. In December 2011, he agreed to move to Benfica in Portugal, initially representing the club at youth and B levels. After making his first-team debut in September 2013, he continued to appear for the club at B level, while also winning three Primeira Liga titles. He joined Manchester United in July 2017.
Victor Lindelof has represented Sweden at under-17, under-19, under-21, and senior levels. He was a member of the under-21 side that won the 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship. He made his senior international debut in March 2016 and represented his country at UEFA Euro 2016 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Victor Lindelof becomes the latest Manchester United star to commit future to the club after penning new contract until at least 2024
Key Point of News Blog:
- Manchester United have secured Victor Lindelof to a new contract until 2024
- There is an option for the Old Tr afford club to extend the deal by a further year
- The defender becomes the latest player to commit his future to the club
- Marcus Rash ford and David DE Gea have also recently penned fresh deals to stay
Manchester United have agreed a new contract with center-back Victor Lindelof to tie the defender to the club until at least 2024.
The club also have an option to extend the Sweden international’s deal by a further year.
The defender had attracted interest from La Liga club Barcelona, but has reaffirmed his commitment to the Old Trafford side.
Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof has signed a new contract until at least 2024
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer poses with center-back after agreeing a deal
Victor Lindelof told the club website: ‘Since the day I arrived at United it has felt like home. I have grown significantly both as a player and as a person in the last two years and for that I am grateful to everyone at the club for their help and support.
‘I love playing football and my aim now is to help the team to win trophies and repay the fans for their unrivaled support.
‘I know that everyone at the club shares this vision and will give everything to get Manchester United back to where it belongs.
‘I’m still young and know I can improve further but with the help of the boss and his coaching staff, I believe that only good things are ahead for this great club.’