MANCHESTER UNITED signing Casemiro is experiencing visa issues and will not arrive in time to face Liverpool.

The midfielder is leaving Real Madrid, the place he spent 9 profitable years, after United and the Spanish champions reached a £60million deal, which may rise to £70m.

Manchester United won't have Casemiro in time for the derby against Liverpool


Manchester United will not have Casemiro in time for the derby towards LiverpoolCredit: Getty
Casemiro joins Manchester United after a successful stint with Real Madrid


Casemiro joins Manchester United after a profitable stint with Real MadridCredit: Getty

According to The Athletic, nevertheless, the Brazil worldwide is coping with visa issues and will thus be unavailable for Monday’s derby towards the Reds at Old Trafford.

Therefore, the 30-year-old is likelier to make his debut at Southampton subsequent week.

The Brazilian is about to put pen to paper on a four-year contract with the choice of an additional yr.

United introduced not too long ago: “Manchester United is delighted to announce that the membership has reached settlement with Real Madrid for the transfer of Casemiro.

“The transfer is topic to the settlement of non-public phrases, UK visa necessities and a medical.

“Casemiro has performed over 500 skilled video games, together with 63 at worldwide stage for his native Brazil.

“He has gained 17 main honours in his illustrious profession together with 5 Champions League titles and the Copa America.

“We all look ahead to welcoming Casemiro to Old Trafford.”


Casemiro amassed a complete of 31 objectives and 29 assists in 336 appearances with Real.

The Brazilian additionally gained three LaLiga titles, the 2014 Copa del Rey and 5 Champions League trophies.