Manchester United complete signing of red-hot 19-year-old Porto full-back Diogo Dalot

Manchester United complete signing of red-hot 19-year-old Porto full-back Diogo Dalot

- Manchester United have signed Dalot from Porto

- Dalot penned a five-year deal worth $29 million

- Mourinho has described the 19-year-old as the best young full-back in Europe

Manchester United signed Porto defender Diogo Dalot from Porto in a five-year deal worth $29 million on Wednesday, June 6.

Described by Jose Mourinho as "the best young full back in Europe" the 19-year-old has been on the Red Devils radar for a while since making his debut for Porto in October 2017.

Dalot's stunning performance at the back has earned him call ups to the Portugal national side from under-15 to the under -21 level.

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Speaking to BBC Sport following the momentous move to Old Trafford, the young Portuguese said he was thrilled to have been signed by a topflight English Premier League club.

"The chance of coming to the biggest club in the world is something I just couldn't turn down," said Dalot.

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Manchester United complete signing of red-hot 19-year-old full-back Diogo Dalot

FC Porto defender Diogo Dalot from Portugal during the Portuguese Primeira Liga match between FC Porto and Sporting CP at Estadio do Dragao on March 2, 2018 in Porto, Porto. Photo: Getty Images

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Manchester United complete signing of red-hot 19-year-old full-back Diogo Dalot

FC Porto's defender Diogo Dalot from Portugal attends FC Porto Gala Dragoes de Ouro 2016 - 2017 at Dragao Caixa on October 25, 2017 in Porto, Portugal. Photo: Getty Images

It looks like Mourinho means business come the start of the 2018/19 Premier League season.

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