Manchester United have completed the deal for Antony from Ajax this summer as the forward joins on a permanent deal.
The Red Devils’ gaffer, Erik ten Hag was pushing for the move and heavily invested in the signing of the forward. Moreover, the Brazilian international too was keen to join Old Trafford this summer by making all possible attempts to leave.
Antony ensured he wouldn’t attend any of the training sessions and practice along with the rest of the Ajax squad. Moreover, the determination to leave the club and the interest by United has helped the transfer possible this summer.
Antony joins Manchester United
Erik ten Hag is having a mixed start to the Premier League season winning three matches and losing two. The manager has pulled some exciting signings for the club to compete at the highest level this season.
Antony was strongly linked with a move to United this summer as ten Hag wanted a reunion this season. Moreover, the pole has officially completed the move to the Theatre of Dreams on a permanent deal.
Upon his arrival, Antony spoke to the club’s official website and expressed his delight in joining United-
“This is an incredible moment in my career to be joining one of the most iconic clubs in the world.
I’m thankful to everyone who has believed in me, especially my family, and all my coaches and team-mates, because I could not have got here without them.
“Playing under Erik ten Hag at Ajax was perfect for me and my development. His style of football and coaching brings out the best in me, and I am excited by what he has told me about his plans and ambitions in Manchester.
“My time at Ajax was fantastic and I will always be grateful for the trust they put in me, but now I am ready for the next challenge, and I can’t wait to join my new team-mates and play my part in bringing success to Manchester United.”
Undoubtedly, the club and fans will be excited to see what Antony has to offer on the pitch this season.
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