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Hojlund arrives in Manchester ahead of Man Utd move with medical set for TODAY

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RASMUS HOJLUND has been spotted arriving in England with him ready to complete his move to Manchester United. The deal will see the striker join the Red Devils for £72million from Atalanta. 2Rasmus Hojlund has arrived in EnglandCredit: Eamonn and James Clarke 2Man Utd have paid an initial £64 for HojlundCredit: Getty Man Utd will pay the Serie A side an initial fee of £64m with a further £8m potentially coming via add-ons. Hojlund was pictured in the back of a car at Manchester Airport this afternoon after flying in. He is set to undergo a medical at his new club later today. The 20-year-old will reportedly pen a bumper five-year deal at Old Trafford. Hojlund netted nine goals in 32 league games for Atalanta last season after his move from Austrian outfit Sturm Graz. The Dane has netted six times in as many matches when representing his country. Hojlund’s incredible form and attributes have seen him get compared to Manchester City goal machine Erling Haaland. His manager at Atalanta, Gian Piero Gasperini, also likened him to the Treble winner, saying: “The characteristics are very similar, especially in accelerations. Most read in Football DREAM TEAM IS LIVE – JOIN NOW TO BATTLE FOR THE £50k TOP PRIZE “He is a very fast player, he does the 100 meters in less than 11 seconds. “For his height, he has a low centre of gravity and an incredible stride frequency. “I’m convinced he will have a great career. Technically, he always shows different and better things.” And Man Utd fans may not have to wait much longer to see him in action with friendly games against Lens and Athletic Bilbao this weekend. Erik ten Hag’s side face Wolves in their Premier League opener on August 14. MAN UTD TAKEOVER NEWS LIVE: Stay up to date with all the latest purchase and transfer news from Old Trafford

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