News ID: 254905
Published: 0345 GMT June 26, 2019

United reaches agreement with Palace to sign Wan-Bissaka

United reaches agreement with Palace to sign Wan-Bissaka

Manchester United reached an agreement with Crystal Palace to sign right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka.

The deal is worth £50 million and the 21-year-old England Under-21 international is set to travel for a medical imminently before going on holiday, BBC Sport reported.

United has offered Wan-Bissaka a long-term contract and wages of up to £80,000 a week.

He is on £10,000 a week at Selhurst Park, the lowest-paid player in Palace's first-team squad.

Wan-Bissaka joined Crystal Palace academy when he was 11 and made his first-team debut in 2018.

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been keen to bolster his squad for the new season and identified Wan-Bissaka as having the youth and speed he is looking for.

The defender had been on England duty at European Under-21 Championship but, after the Young Lions were knocked out at the group stage, a deal seems set to be swiftly concluded.

If the deal is completed, Wan-Bissaka will be United's second summer signing, after 21-year-old Wales winger Daniel James joined from Swansea for £15 million earlier in June.


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