Antony complete move to United from Ajax

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Manchester United have completed the signing of Brazilian player Antony from Dutch club Ajax.

Brazilian winger Antony has completed a move from Dutch team Ajax to Manchester United following a record fee.

Manchester United announced on Thursday morning that the deal has been done, signing a contract until 2027.

Speaking with the media after the announcement Antony claims it is a dream come true to play for the club.

Antony, who played under Erik Ten Hag at Ajax stated that the playing style of the Dutch is perfect for him as it brings the best out of him.

Antony said: “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.”

Manchester United Football Director, John Murtough said: “Antony is one of the most exciting young talents in European football and has exactly the right profile for the attacking, dynamic team Erik is building.

“We have been especially impressed by his desire to join Manchester United, and to be part of a long-term project to get the club back to the levels of performance we all expect.”



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