Manchester United closing in on Ezequiel Garay - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Premier League champions Manchester United are reported to have agreed a fee to sign Benfica centreback Ezequiel Garay- said to be around £17M.
The 26-year old has been linked with a move to the Red Devils throughout this summer, with manager David Moyes keen to look for long-term placements for ageing defenders Nemanja Vidic and Rio Ferdinand.
Garay signed for Benfica from La Liga runners-up Real Madrid in 2011. He made 31 appearances for Madrid in his three years with the club. During his time with Benfica, the Argentina international has already made 86 appearances.
Representing Argentina on 15 occasions, the defender is hoping to add to his international tally next season, with one eye on the 2014 World Cup.
Benfica manager Jorge Jesus had stated his desire to keep the 26-year old at the side, but revealed he would let him go for the right price.
Talks between the two sides are expected in the c...