Man United agree payment to signal winger Antony from Ajax

Manchester United have agreed a payment to signal winger Antony from Ajax, it was confirmed Tuesday.

Sources informed ESPN the deal is value an preliminary €95 million with one other €5m in add-ons, which is able to make it the second-most-expensive switch in United’s historical past behind Paul Pogba, who joined from Juventus for a then-world-record £89.3m (€105m) in 2016.

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The deal is topic to a medical, participant phrases being finalised and worldwide clearance.

Antony will likely be reunited together with his former Ajax supervisor Erik ten Hag, who will full his fifth signing of the summer season after bringing in Tyrell Malacia, Christian Eriksen, Lisandro Martinez and Casemiro.

The 22-year-old will give United an alternative choice in assault after Anthony Martial suffered an Achilles tendon harm within the 2-1 win in opposition to Liverpool final week.

Antony signed for Ajax from Sao Paulo in 2020 and has made 82 appearances for the Eredivisie giants, scoring 25 objectives.

He has additionally been capped 9 occasions for Brazil, scoring twice.

Ten Hag’s facet have responded to back-to-back defeats to Brighton and Brentford with victories in opposition to Liverpool and Southampton, lifting them off the underside of the Premier League desk.