Man U all set to sign Danish keeper LindegaardBy ANI
Friday, November 19, 2010
LONDON - Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson plans to sign Danish keeper Anders Lindegaard in January.
With current United No1 keeper Edwin van der Sar expected to retire at the end of the season, Ferguson has been searching for a replacement, The Sun reports.
Ferguson has tracked 26-year-old Lindegaard since July and is close to agreeing to a deal with Lindegaard’s club Aalesunds.
The Norwegian side’s chairman Bjarne Haagensen flew to Manchester yesterday for talks over the move, the paper reports.
Aalesunds’ official website accidentally announced that the transfer was complete. t was soon deleted, but the statement, which only needed key details adding, said: “AaFK and Manchester United have agreed Anders Lindegaard’s switch. The agreement was signed recently and it is a dream come true for the Dane.
“He’ll will be ready to play for the Red Devils from ….. and the contract lasts until ….. We wish Anders every success and happiness in Manchester and thank him for a brilliant effort!”
Lindegaard is expected to hold talks over personal terms before undergoing a medical in Manchester later this month, The Sun reports. (ANI)