Lindelof “convinced” the phone by Mourinho

A week after his arrival, the defender of sweden has referred to his telephone conversation with the coach Portuguese.

First recruit of the offseason for the Red Devils, Victor Lindelof-Nilsson arrived in England after the successful years with Benfica (three titles of champion of Portugal). Purchased almost 40 million euros by the English club, the young defender of 22 years comes with a certain pressure in the Premier League. He said he is determined and especially convinced after a conversation on the phone with José Mourinho, his future coach.

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Lindelof tells these details in the Swedish daily Aftonbladet , “It spoke to me about the club and everything they have around. He also referred to what he thought about me and he wanted me here. It was a good discussion. It was very important for me to hear that (…) Mourinho is a great coach and working with him is a great opportunity.”

The Swedish international will have to face, including competition from Bailly, Blind, Rojo, Smalling and Jones. “There is pressure everywhere. it was also the case in Portugal. After it is sure that there will be more here, in one of the biggest clubs in the world but it is also very fun and inspiring. No matter where you play, you have to be efficient and you adapt to this new environment, no matter if it is in Germany, Italy or Spain. I remain focused and I believe in my qualities. I think it’s going to be.”

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