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Report: 24-year-old star is in England to complete his move to Manchester United

Ajax defender Lisandro Martinez is in England to finalise his move to Manchester United. Erik ten Hag’s renovation is picking up steam, with the addition of Feyenoord left-back Tyrell Malacia and the confirmation of Christian Eriksen’s arrival on Friday.

On the same day that Martinez travelled to Manchester with his agent to seal his move, the Danish international signed a three-year contract at Old Trafford.

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Martinez, who is reportedly set to sign a five-year deal, will now undergo a medical in Manchester and complete the requisite visa processes.

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The PA news agency understands confirmation of the deal could take a few days and that the defender is not expected fly to Australia for their final two pre-season friendlies.

United followed up Tuesday’s 4-0 win in Bangkok against rivals Liverpool with a 4-1 comeback win against Melbourne Victory at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday.

Ten Hag’s side return to the MCG to play Crystal Palace on Tuesday, before heading to Perth to face Aston Villa next Saturday.

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