Manchester United unveiled Antony on Thursday as their new player ahead of the close of the transfer window. Antony transfers from Ajax to United in a deal worth 95 million euros, including add-ons.
- Antony switches from Ajax to United in a deal of 95 million euros
- The Brazilian has signed a contract with the club until 2027
- Antony called the move to United an incredible moment in his career
United had announced earlier in the week that they had reached an agreement with Ajax about the transfer of the 22-year-old. The Dutch giants said the transfer fee was 95 million euros, including add-ons. It was also said that the price could rise to 100 million euros.
United fans have been waiting for the player to be revealed and now their wish has finally come true. Following his move to the former Premier League champions, the 22-year-old said it was an incredible moment in his career to move to United.Antony went on to say that playing under Erik ten Hag at Ajax was perfect for him and that his development and the Dutch tactician’s football style brought out the best in him.The Brazilian also paid tribute to his time at Ajax and said he was grateful to the club. However, he said he is now ready for the next challenge.”This is an incredible moment in my career to join one of the most iconic clubs in the world. I am grateful to everyone who believed in me, especially my family, and all my coaches and teammates, because without them I would be didn’t come here.”“Playing under Erik ten Hag at Ajax was perfect for me and my development. His style of playing football and coaching brings out the best in me and I am excited about 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 confidence they have in me, but now I’m ready for the next challenge and I can’t wait to join my new teammates and play my part in bringing success to Manchester United,” said Antony.— ENDS —