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Daniel James

Ryan Giggs believes Manchester United will have a "fantastic player" when Daniel James arrives from Swansea.

United will pay Swansea £18million, including add-ons, for the 21-year-old Wales international.

James is currently preparing for Wales' Euro 2020 qualifiers against Croatia and Hungary and the Wales boss said at a press conference on Friday: "If it happens Manchester United will get a fantastic player. It's a good move for Dan and a good deal for Swansea.

"He's a level-headed lad, he's been fine in training and he's OK for the Croatia game."

Giggs was clear last week that he did not want any of his players involved in contract talks with clubs ahead of Wales' Euro 2020 double-header with Croatia and Hungary.

But Giggs said at his press-match conference in Osijek: "You have to be flexible because you don't want things weighing on players' minds.

"So if it's sorted it's better for us and for the player as well. He's fine and he's trained well. Obviously after the terrible news (the recent death of his father Kevan) we had to be flexible.

"A lot has gone on over the last 10 days, but Dan has been fine around the group.

"We'll have to see whether he starts for us but, if it (transfer) does happen then United are getting an exciting player that I know that Man United fans will get behind and enjoy watching."

Wales take on World Cup finalists Croatia in Osijek on Saturday, with Ballon D'Or holder Luka Modric expected to lead the hosts.

Giggs said: "They've got a lot of good players - (Mateo) Kovacic, (Andrej) Kramaric - as well as Modric. But we've got quality to cause them problems as well."

Tottenham left-back Ben Davies will be available for both games after he postponed end-of season groin surgery.

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France grab late winner against England1

French late show sinks England

Aaron Wan-Bissaka's injury-time own goal sunk the 10-man England Under-21s as France - who missed two penalties - scored twice at the death to snatch victory at Euro 2019.

What do Manchester United need to do this summer? Find out below...2

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Get all the latest football gossip from the day's back pages3

Paper Talk: Milan bound?

Romelu Lukaku looks set for a summer switch to Inter Milan, while Spurs are finally looking to spend big in the transfer market - it's Paper Talk!

Get all the latest football gossip from the day's back pages4

Paper Talk: Pogba 500k a week

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Denis Suarez and Peter Crouch completed moves on deadline day5

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