The news that us reds had all been waiting for was finally confirmed this evening, 23-year old Japan international Shinji Kagawa has signed for Manchester United on a four-year contract.
It was confirmed on Friday morning that Kagawa undertook a medical at the Bridgewater Hospital before heading over to Carrington to sign a contract with the club.
Sir Alex Ferguson has already sung the praises of the Japanese playmaker
“Shinji is an exciting young midfielder with great skill, vision and a good eye for goal” He continued “I am delighted he has chosen to come to United.”
“I believe he will make an impact upon the team very quickly as he is suited to United’s style of play.
“We are all looking forward to working with him.”
Kagawa becomes the second midfielder to sign for us this summer following Nick Powell through the Old Trafford doors.
Shortly after, Kagawa was interviewed by ManUtd.com “This is a challenge I am really looking forward to. The Premier League is the best league in the world and Manchester United is such a massive club. This is a really exciting time for me and I can’t wait to meet the team and start playing.”