Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Lindelof Mystery as He Sits out Match

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Lindelof Mystery as He Sits out Match

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VICTOR Lindelof was excluded from the Benfica squad for the second match running in Tuesday night's Taca de Liga win over Vizela.

United target Lindelof did not make bench for the 4-0 victory, five days after he was overlooked for the 1-0 win against Pacos de Ferreira, and there is no suggestion the Sweden international is injured.

United cooled their interest in centre-back Lindelof, despite scouting him three weeks before the January transfer window opened, due to the form of defensive pairing Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo.

Reports in Portugal insist Lindelof, 22, could still move to United this month despite the club's stance changing.

In November Jose Mourinho was intent on signing two defenders this month, but United have since embarked on a 13-game unbeaten run and have won their last seven matches in all competitions. …

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