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Manchester United Complete Diogo Dalot Deal.

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Manchester United announced the signing of Diogo Dalot from FC Porto after completing his medical on Tuesday.

Dalot signature cost the Red Devils around £19m on a 5 year deal with an option to extend for a further year.

The 19 years old Portuguese full-back is a product of FC Porto academy and will be a long term replacement for Antonio Valencia.

He becomes Manchester United’s second signing of the summer after the club have reach a deal with Shakhtar Donetsk for Brazilian midfielder Fred, reportedly worth around £52m.

According to Mourinho: “Diogo is an extremely talented young defender with all the qualities to quickly become a great player for this club. 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.

“In his age group, he is the best full-back in Europe and we all believe he has a bright future ahead of him at Manchester United.”

In an interview Diogo said: “Joining Manchester United is an unbelievable opportunity for me. I have grown up in Porto’s academy and I am so thankful for everything they have done for me. But the chance of coming to the biggest club in the world is something I just couldn’t turn down.

“I’m excited about working with Jose Mourinho and learning everything I can from such a successful coach. I am looking forward to playing alongside the fantastic players in the squad.”

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