Sweden national team centre back Victor Lindelof was one of the standout players for Manchester United as they claimed a good win over neighbours Manchester City in their Premier League clash earlier on Sunday. Sweden player Lindelof was rock solid at the back for Manchester United as he helped his team to keep a clean sheet during the game, which ended in a 2-0 away win for the Red Devils. Victor Lindelof has formed a good centre back partnership with club skipper Harry Maguire and the two players were crucial to the result earned at the Etihad Stadium against hosts Manchester City. Sweden national team defender Victor Lindelof and the other players restricted Manchester City to few chances and that formed the basis for a third league win at Manchester City for Manchester United. The Red Devils were able to put spanner in the works of the winning run by Manchester City. The Premier League leaders had gone on a run of 21 wins in all competitions since December 2020 and were favourites to make it 22 wins on the bounce against Manchester United in the derby but the Red Devils had other ideas. Manchester United are unbeaten away from home in the league this term and they were able to maintain that record with the latest win in the Manchester Derby away from home in the league.

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Manchester United are reportedly keen to sign a new defender when the transfer window reopens in the summer. This is according to the report from the stables of popular media portal ESPN. It was revealed that the Red Devils have lined up five defenders and are hopeful of signing at least one of those five defenders in the summer. The new defender is expected to replace Sweden national team player Victor Lindel of in the Manchester United starting XI for next season. Sweden player Lindelof has been criticised by a lot of Manchester United fans for his inconsistent displays at the heart of the defence this season.

The report revealed that the new defender won’t force Sweden player Victor Lindelof out of the club in the summer. Manchester United want to retain his services ahead of the 2021/22 season. The new defender is expected to partner Harry Maguire in defence for the upcoming season. Victor Lindelof is an important part of a porous Manchester United defence that has conceded 31 goals in 24 games. Continue reading