As Sheffield United look close to signing Ronaldo Vieira from Sampdoria, it seems some bureaucratic issues have been delaying the transfer’s formalisation.

Tuttosport (via Samp News 24) today writes that the player has been in England for several days, but his medical continues to be ‘on standby’.

The reason for that is the quarantine the player needs to go through. He’s expected to be self-isolated for at least five days.

There are no details on how long he’s been on his own already, but once the period is over, then he’ll be able to do the examinations and finally sign a contract with Sheffield United.

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Even though the Italian media has been confident of a move, there haven’t been many details on how much Sheffield United are spending to sign the 23-year-old.

What the local outlets did report was that Leeds United, who owned the midfielder until 2018, have the right to receive 10% of the transfer.

Vieira is currently valued by Transfermarkt at €5m.