Manchester United have now reach an agreement with Feyenoord to sign defender Tyrell Malacia, MySportDab reports.
The Red Devils have now hijacked the transfer from Lyon after talks with the Eredivisie club.
The 22-year-old came close to joining Lyon and the Ligue 1 side were in with Feyenoord for weeks.
However, United have now submitted a better offer and reached an agreement.
Malacia is now set to become Manchester United’s first signing this summer for €15m, plus €2m in add-ons.
The left-back is represented by the same agency as Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong, who could join United soon.
HCM Sports are also the representatives of Victor Lindelof and Donny vande Beek. signing
Erik ten Hag knows Tyrell Malacia well, having played against him in the Eredivisie.
Malacia is a 5ft 7ins attacking full-back, a good fit for the new brand of football under Ten Hag at Manchester United.
Agreement between Man United and Feyenoord for Tyrell Malacia, now waiting for player decision. 🇳🇱 #MUFC
▫️ €15m plus €2m add ons fee.
▫️ Same agents of Frenkie de Jong, deal with Barça progressing well;
▫️ West Ham tried to hijack deal too;
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The arrival of Malacia is likely to the end of Alex Telles’ United career.
The Brazilian did not to impress for the Red Devils last season and the club will now consider offers for him.
Malacia has played 136 matches for Feyenoord since his debut in the 207/18 season.
He will now complete with Luke Shaw at Manchester United for the left-back spot next season.
Feyenoord sporting director Frank Arnesen confirmed: “Yes we have an agreement. It is now upto Tyrell. If he agrees, then a transfer to Manchester United is done.”
Now, It is upto Tyrell to join or Manchester United and a decision should be confirmed in the next few days.
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