Manchester United look set to bolster their ranks with the signing of defender Alexander Buttner from Vitesse Arnhem.

According to reports in Holland, the 23-year-old left-back has flown to England to undergo a medical with United on Monday ahead of penning a five-year contract.

Buttner was quoted as saying in Omroep Gelderland: "This is truly a dream come true. It all went very quickly and I am of course very happy."

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