Victor Lindelof says he tackled thief who stole purse from his 90-year-old aunt

Victor Lindelof says he tackled thief who stole purse from his 90-year-old aunt

- Victor Lindelof recently helped his 90-year-old aunt recover her stolen purse

- The Manchester United star tackled the thief and handed him to the police

- Lindelof has been superb for Manchester United since he joined from Benfica

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Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof has explained how glad he was after tackling a thief who stole the purse of his helpless 90-year-old aunt.

Victor Lindelof's aunt was attacked by a thief who was only interested in taking her purse away, but sadly for him, the Manchester United star was around.

And after the thief saw Victor Lindelof, he decided to run and the Swedish footballer chased him without fear of being harm or hurt.

Luckily for Victor Lindelof, the thief was without any harmful object and the Manchester United star was able to apprehend him until the arrival of the police.

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"Everything went very fast. I did not think much.

"I just wanted to help my aunt get her bag back and what she had in it. It was nothing more than that, I just wanted to help,'' the 26-year-old explained according to report on UK Sun.

Victor Lindelof and his wife are currently on holiday in Sweden and the player will soon be linking up with his teammates at Manchester United.

Manchester United finished among the top four last season and they will play in the Champions League this coming season.

The Red Devils' fans have not seen any big arrival at Old Trafford during the ongoing transfer window.

Victor Lindelof says he tackled thief who stole purse from his 90-year-old aunt

Victor Lindelof says he tackled thief who stole purse from his 90-year-old aunt (photo: Getty)
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Manchester United are reportedly planning to beat Liverpool to the signing of Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara this summer.

The Spaniard has been linked with the Premier League champions all season long but the Red Devils appear to have established contact with the player.

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Despite having one year left on his current deal with the German champions, the 29-year-old is open to leaving the Allianz Arena this transfer window.

Having spent seven seasons with the Bundesliga side, Thiago has seven German League titles to show for his stay at the club.

He was part of the squad that recently lifted the Champions League title after edging Paris Saint-Germain by a lone goal in the final last month.

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