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

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Kagawa will become the first Japanese to play for United
Kagawa will become the first Japanese to play for United

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.

"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."

RIO FERDINAND HAS ALREADY TWEETED HIS APPROVAL


Rio Ferdinand
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.

KAGAWA'S GOALS AND ASSISTS 2011/12

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