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BREAKING: Man Utd confirm Casemiro deal as Erik ten Hag finally gets fourth signing

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Manchester United have confirmed that they’ve reached a deal in principle with Real Madrid to sign Casemiro.

The 30-year-old Brazilian midfielder is expected to sign a four-year contract with the Red Devils, plus the option of an extra year in a deal worth around £60million. Casemiro leaves Madrid after nine seasons, having earned five Champions League winners’ medals and been part of three La Liga title-winning teams.

United’s acquisition ends their long-running search to sign a defensive midfielder, which was highlighted as a problem position for new manager Erik ten Hag just two games in to the 2022-23 Premier League season.

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