Casemiro will develop into Manchester United’s fourth signing of the summer time switch window after the membership introduced the settlement of a cope with Real Madrid.
Final formalities, together with a medical examination, nonetheless have to be accomplished. But an settlement on private phrases for a long-term contract has been reached in precept.
The Brazilian midfield destroyer ought to deliver metal to an in any other case lackluster United midfield, as properly as bundles of expertise on the elite stage after successful 5 Champions League titles with Real.
Casemiro has develop into synonymous with the quantity 14 shirt throughout his time at Madrid, sporting it since establishing himself correctly with Los Blancos in 2015 following a mortgage spell at Porto.
It would have been an apparent selection at United, particularly with Jesse Lingard just lately leaving after six years. But the Red Devils have already redistributed it to Christian Eriksen.
Another becoming United shirt that was made accessible however has already gone to a different new signing for the six shirt that Paul Pogba used to put on. It now belongs to centre-back Lisandro Martinez, however Casemiro occupied it for Porto throughout his yr on the Estadio Dragao.
Five is one other, a shirt quantity related to Casemiro, who has worn it for Brazil since 2015. Yet it is just not related at Old Trafford because it is Harry Maguire’s.
Numbers accessible for Casemiro at United embrace 13, 15, 18, 21, 24 and 30.
The 13 shirt may very well be saved for a brand new goalkeeper, with the membership available in the market for back-up and canopy for David de Gea. But 15, final worn for United by Andreas Pereira, may very well be a powerful choice for Casemiro, with apparent hyperlinks to his favourite quantity in Brazil. It has a powerful aura at Old Trafford having been worn with distinction by former captain Nemanja Vidic from 2006 to 2014.
Casemiro had been identified to put on 18 for Real Madrid Castilla, who was made well-known at United by Paul Scholes and left this summer time when Bruno Fernandes switched to eight.
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