Manchester United sign Portuguese defender Diogo Dalot from FC Porto

Manchester United have signed 19-year-old Portuguese defender Diogo Dalot from FC Porto on a five-year deal with an option to extend for a further year, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday.

Manchester United sign Portuguese defender Diogo Dalot from FC Porto
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Manchester United have signed 19-year-old Portuguese defender Diogo Dalot from FC Porto on a five-year deal with an option to extend for a further year, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday.

"Diogo is an extremely talented young defender with all the qualities to quickly become a great player for this club," United manager Jose Mourinho said on the club`s website https://www.manutd.com/en/news/detail/manchester-united-announces-the-si...

"He has all the attributes that a full back needs: physicality, tactical intelligence and technical quality, combined with a Porto Academy mentality which prepares players for the maturity they need at the professional level."

Dalot`s arrival follows the news on Tuesday that United have reached an agreement to sign Brazilian midfielder Fred from Ukraine`s Shakhtar Donetsk for a reported 52 million pounds ($69.8 million).

($1 = 0.7448 pounds)

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