After raiding former club Ajax for Lisandro Martinez, Manchester United manager Erik 10 Hag is currently attempting to sign Antony in the Dutch side..
Antony was a mainstay in 10 Hag’s Ajax side previous season, registering twelve goals and ten assists in thirty two appearances in all competitions.
The Brazil international is considered among the great players in the Eredivisie and has long been tipped to shine on a larger stage..
Antony is able to do wonders at The World and manchester United Cup. He liked an excellent 2021 22 season also I am certain he attracted the interest of larger clubs,” Rivaldo told Betfair.
“At the second, Manchester United – with his former manager Erik 10 Hag – appears to be probably the closest club to signing him and I am certain we will all like seeing him play at Old Trafford..
???? “There’d been reports that Utd’s interest in Antony was over.”
???? “But Man United are still very much looking to bring him to the PL.”
???? “A €70m fee has been [reported], I think it’ll be a little less.”
Alex Crook provides more detail on #MUFC’s pursuit of Ajax’s Antony. pic.twitter.com/DHnbB4MR6l
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The Red Devils had reportedly cooled the interest of theirs in the winger after being informed of Ajax’s €80million valuation.
They have previously invested £60million this summer and are seemingly prioritising a move for Barcelona’s Frenkie de Jong, who’ll set you back around £65million..
But talkSPORT reporter Alex Crook insists that the Antony buy remains on and also might occur before the conclusion of the transfer window..
“There were a great deal of accounts that Manchester United’s interest in him is over,” Crook said on talkSPORT. “I was under the impression last week that he’d simply be a target if Cristiano Ronaldo was leaving.
“That might not be the case since I have had some info from an extremely efficient source that Manchester United continue to be a lot looking to deliver Antony on the Premier League.
“Ten Hag is a huge admirer of the qualities of his and also thinks he is able to bring anything to his Manchester United rebuild..
Video: Journalist offers key update on Man Utd’s Antony pursuit
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