Manchester United have accomplished the signing of Diogo Dalot from Porto for a payment of £17.4million.
The 19-year-old is primarily a right-back, however can play at left-back and performed within the latter place when Porto drew Zero-Zero to Liverpool within the second leg at Anfield of their last-16 defeat to the Reds.
Dalot got here via the youth ranks at Porto and made his first-team debut for the Portuguese giants final season.
United supervisor Jose Mourinho stated: Diogo is an especially proficient younger defender with all of the qualities to shortly turn into a fantastic participant for this membership.
“He has all of the attributes full-back wants: physicality, tactical intelligence and technical high quality, mixed with a Porto Academy mentality which prepares gamers for the maturity they want on the skilled stage.
In his age group, he’s the perfect full-back in Europe and all of us consider he has a vibrant future forward of him at Manchester United.
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United have additionally agreed a deal to signal Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred this summer time.
Dalot solely made his Primeira Liga debut in February, however helped Portugal win the European Under-17s European Championships in 2016 and is a present under-21 worldwide.
He instructed MUTV: “The European Championships was once I realised that I may do nice issues in soccer and, since then, I’ve been enhancing loads and I hope to enhance extra.
“I know that this is one of the best clubs in the world and it is unbelievable to be here. I hope to achieve great things.”