AP Source: Man United to sign defender Telles from Porto

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United has agreed to a deal in principle with Porto to sign defender Alex Telles, a person familiar with the move said ahead of the transfer window closing on Monday.

United will pay 15 million euros ($18 million) plus potentially another 2 million euros depending on Telles’ success with the club, the person said. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the transfer ahead of the move being completed.

Telles is due to sign a four-year contract with the option for a further season.

United is signing the left back after a 6-1 home loss to Tottenham in the Premier League on Sunday exposed the team’s defensive problems.


More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports

Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.

Related Categories:

Other Sports News | Soccer News | Sports

More from WTOP

Log in to your WTOP account for notifications and alerts customized for you.

Sign up