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Man Utd sign Hojlund for £72m .Striker pens five-year deal

Manchester United have completed the £72m signing of Atalanta forward Rasmus Hojlund.

The 20-year-old has signed a five-year deal at Old Trafford, with the option of a further 12 months.

Hojlund - who was unveiled to the United supporters ahead of their friendly against Lens at Old Trafford on Saturday - told the club's website: "It is no secret that I have been a fan of this great club since I was a small boy and I dreamed of walking out at Old Trafford as a Manchester United player.

"I am incredibly excited by this opportunity to turn that dream into a reality and I am determined to repay the faith that the club has shown in me.

"It is still early in my career but I know that I am ready to make this step up and play with this group of world-class players.

"Once I had spoken to the manager I knew that this environment would be perfect for my development.

"I am relishing the opportunity to work with one of the best coaches in the world. Under his guidance and support I know that I am capable of achieving great things, together with my new team-mates at this special club."

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