Shinji Kagawa Set For Manchester United After Club Announce Agreement Over Transfer Fee

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Manchester United have announced they have agreed a fee for Borussia Dortmund playmaker Shinji Kagawa.

Reportedly worth an intial £12m, the fee for the 23-year-old may rise to £17m in add-ons depending on success and appearances.

The club stated it "has agreed terms with both Borussia Dortmund and Shinji Kagawa for his transfer to the Club.

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"The deal is subject only to the player medical and obtaining a UK work permit. These conditions are anticipated to be completed by the end of June."


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Welcome to Shinji Kagawa for his transfer to Man Utd. heres to a succesful time here bro!

Sir Alex Ferguson and assistant Mike Phelan were in attendance on for the DFB-Poka final in Berlin to see the Japanese international score the opener in Borussia Dormund's 5-2 win over Bayern Munich three weeks ago.

Days after Dortmund wrapped up their double, Kagawa revealed he had discussed switching to English football.

Kagawa said: "It was good that I was able to meet him [Ferguson] in person and talk.

"I want to think hard before making my decision. I want a team where I can take on challenges."

Kagawa scored 13 goals and provided eight assists for Dortmund in 2011/12.


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