Manchester United have confirmed the signing of Porto defender Alex Telles.
The 21-year-old has signed a four-year contract, with an option to extend for a further year.
✍️ 𝗜𝘁'𝘀 𝗼𝗳𝗳𝗶𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹: Alex Telles is a Red! #MUFC— Manchester United (@ManUtd) October 5, 2020
On joining the Reds, Alex said;
“To join a club with the prestige of Manchester United is a huge honour. You have to work hard to get to this moment in your career and now I am coming to this club, I can promise that I will give everything in my heart to be a success here.
“I won many trophies at FC Porto and I want to continue that at United. The manager has a clear plan and direction for this team and I can’t wait to pull on the famous shirt.”
Coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer also welcomed the player, saying;
“First and foremost, I welcome Alex to United. He is a player we have been tracking for some time and his performances over the past few years are exactly what we are looking for. He is a fighter and a winner and will add real determination and competition to the squad.
Telles is expected to provide competition for injury-prone Luke Shaw and youngster Brandon Williams at left-back,