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DONE DEAL: Daniel James thrilled with 'surreal' Man Utd move

Manchester United have completed the signing of Swansea City winger Daniel James.

The Welsh international's transfer was agreed in principle last week, but on Wednesday afternoon, James was officially unveiled as a United player.

He told MUTV: "For me, it's surreal, really. I think every kid grows up wanting to play for Manchester United. I never thought I'd be able to play against them, never mind play for them, so it's surreal, and I'm really looking forward to it. I can't wait to get started.

"Last season I didn't think I was going to get much first-team football. I remember going into the office at the start of this year and saying I wanted to go on loan, so I got told that I'd be a part of something. Obviously, you go out of the office thinking, 'Is that true?', and to get more opportunities this year has been amazing. It's been a great six months for me – to get that many games for Swansea and to obviously get my Welsh debut as well has been amazing."

On manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, he added: "Yeah, I've spoke to him since I've been here. I think the ambition they've got for the club is amazing for the next few years – to get players in who are hungry and ready to work hard. I believe [in] that and I'm one of those players. I'm willing to work hard. It's a challenge I'm looking forward to."

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