Reports in Portugal suggest that the Benfica defender has already been handed the no.2 shirt ahead of his expected January move to Old Trafford.
Portuguese website RTP is claiming that the £38million transfer has been completed and Sweden international Lindelof will be off next month to 'wear the jersey number 2'.
The 22-year-old, who can play at right-back or in central defence, has been watched by Jose Mourinho's scouts all season and is destined to join the Red Devils when the winter market opens.
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