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Daniel James: Swansea City winger set to complete Man Utd move

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Wales winger Daniel James is set to complete a move to Manchester United after agreeing a fee worth around £18m with Swansea City.

James, 21, is expected to finalise the switch ahead of Wales' Euro 2020 qualifier in Croatia on Saturday.

The deal will see United pay around £15m up front for the twice-capped international with the remainder in add-ons.

Personal terms are thought to be already agreed with James.

He will become Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first signing since becoming United manager.

James had been on the verge of a January move to Leeds before talks broke down while impressive performances in the Championship and with Wales has seen him linked to a number of clubs since.

The Swansea academy product - signed as a schoolboy from Hull in 2016 - made his breakthrough last season, scoring four goals in 38 appearances, while also scoring on his first Wales start against Slovakia.

Former club Hull are due a sell-on fee from the deal of around 5% of the up-front transfer.

James has been included in the Wales squad for Saturday's Euro 2020 qualifier in Croatia and Tuesday's game in Budapest against Hungary and the move is unlikely to affect his availability.

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