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Man United sign Casemiro from Real Madrid for £70m

BY Idris Shehu


Manchester United have reached an agreement with Real Madrid for the signature of Casemiro.

The English club announced the deal in a statement on its website on Friday.

The Brazilian is set to move to Old Trafford on a four-year deal.

According to BBC, the fee is an initial £60 million plus £10 million in add-ons.


The transfer is, however, subjected to personal terms, medical examination and UK Visa.

“Manchester United is delighted to announce that the club has reached an agreement with Real Madrid for the transfer of Casemiro,” the statement reads.

“The transfer is subject to the agreement of personal terms, UK visa requirements and a medical.

“Casemiro has played over 500 professional games, including 63 at the international level for his native Brazil. He has won 17 major honours in his illustrious career, including five Champions League titles and the Copa America.

“We all look forward to welcoming Casemiro to Old Trafford.”

The 30-year-old joined Real Madrid in 2013 and won three La Liga titles and the Champions League five times.
He has been a major factor in the team’s legendary midfield that consisted of Toni Kroos and Luka Modric.
Los Blancos announced that an “institutional act of homage and farewell to Casemiro will take place at Real Madrid City on Monday morning, with the presence of club president Florentino Perez.”
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