MANCHESTER UNITED have announced they have agreed a deal to sign Swansea winger Daniel James.
It’s reported United will pay Swansea £18million, including add-ons, for the 21-year-old Wales international.
‘Manchester United is delighted to announce that it has agreed, in principle, terms with both Swansea and Daniel James for his transfer to the club,’ read a statement on the Premier League side’s website.
‘Daniel has successfully completed a medical at the Aon Training Complex. Further details will be communicated once the international transfer window opens next week.’
Swansea also announced that all parties had agreed for James (below) to become Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first signing as United manager.
‘Swansea City can confirm the club has agreed transfer terms with Manchester United for winger Daniel James,’ the club said on their website.
‘The Premier League club has also agreed personal terms with James, 21, following a successful medical at Old Trafford.
The deal is expected to be completed when FIFA’s international transfer window opens from June 11.
Meanwhile, Wales manager Ryan Giggs insisted James’ move had not disrupted preparations for their Euro 2020 qualifier against Croatia.
‘A lot has gone on over the last 10 days, but Dan has been fine around the group,’ he said.
‘We’ll have to see whether he starts for us, but if it [the transfer] does happen then United are getting an exciting player that I know that Man United fans will get behind and enjoy watching.’