Rasmus Højlund Finally Completes His Man United Medical With Official Announcement Imminent.

Rasmus Højlund has finally completed his Manchester United medical ahead of his £72million move from Atalanta.

Hojlund arrived in Carrington later than planned on Tuesday after landing at Manchester Airport just after 4pm, meaning there have been delays to the official confirmation of the deal. 

United on Saturday agreed to pay Atalanta £64m for the youngster, plus a further £8m in add-ons if performance and success-related bonuses are met.

It is considered to be It is an eye-opening price for a player with limited experience - he scored just nine league goals last season having joined the Serie A side Atalanta from Sturm Graz in 2022.

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The 20-year-old has now passed his medical and already filmed his first interview as a United player, and has also reportedly  signed his contract, which runs for five years with the option of a further year.

According to Sky Sports, Højlund is likely to be formally presented as Man United new player this weekend – possibly at the Red Devils’ pre-season match against Lens at Old Trafford on Saturday (12:45pm).

READ MORE: Man United Reach Agreement With Atalanta Over The Signing Of Striker Rasmus Højlund.

United had planned for him to meet some fans, as Mason Mount did on his signing day and conduct media duties for the club's social media platforms and website.

However, the club cancelled the plans after his late arrival disrupted the day's schedule, and alternative announcement plans are said to have been laid.

He could meet the supporters for the first time by making his way onto the pitch before kick-off or at half-time.

The Denmark starlet remains Man United manager Erik ten Hag’s preferred choice of striker to bring in this summer.

Harry Kane was touted to be Ten Hag’s ideal choice to lead the attack, but United were priced out of that deal, along with Spurs refusal to sell to another Premier League team.

Hojlund will become Man United’s third major signing this summer, following the arrival of midfielder Mason Mount from Chelsea, and goalkeeper Andre Onana from Inter Milan following the departure of David De Gea after the expiration of his contract.

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