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Manchester United Transfers: Erik ten Hag closing in on FIRST Man United signing, Antony set to leave Ajax in a £40m deal – Reports

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Manchester United Transfers: Antony set for Old Trafford – Manchester United are reportedly closing in on their first major signing of the summer in the ten Hag era with Antony on his way from Ajax in a £40million move. According to multiple reports, United officials are in Amsterdam in order to close the deal and get the Brazilian to Old Trafford. Follow InsideSport.IN for the latest MUFC news and updates.

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Manchester United Transfers: Erik ten Hag closing in on FIRST Man United signing, Antony set to leave Ajax in a £40m deal – Reports

  • Manchester United are set to make a £40million move for Ajax forward Antony
  • The 22-year-old scored 12 goals for the Eredivisie title winners last season
  • He has also attracted interest from Tottenham and other sides across Europe 
  • But reports claim United officials are in Amsterdam to get a deal over the line

Manchester United Transfers: Erik ten Hag closing in on FIRST Man United signing

The 22-year-old, Antony enjoyed a successful season with the Eredivisie title winners, scoring 12 goals and providing 10 assists in new United boss Erik ten Hag’s final season at the club.

This has led to the Brazilian, who has made nine senior international appearances, attracting interest from some of Europe’s top sides including United and rivals Tottenham Hotspur.

Manchester United Transfers: Erik ten Hag closing in on FIRST Man United signing, Antony set to leave Ajax in a £40m deal - Reports
Manchester United Transfers: Erik ten Hag closing in on FIRST Man United signing, Antony set to leave Ajax in a £40m deal – Reports

United officials are due in Amsterdam to get a deal for the Brazilian over the line, according to The Sun.

Antony could be keen to follow in the footsteps of former boss ten Hag, who he personally thanked after departing the Dutch giants.

The Brazilian posted on Instagram: ‘I want to thank you for everything you taught me. Know that I will always stand with you if you need me.’

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Manchester United Transfers: Antony set to leave Ajax in a £40m deal

Ten Hag, who has already begun work at United, is embarking on a difficult rebuild at the club this summer after a season in which much of the squad struggled to live up to the standards expected at the club.

A number of players, including Paul Pogba, Jesse Lingard and Nemanja Matic, have already announced they will be leaving the club this summer with others expected to follow them out of the door.

Manchester United Transfers: Erik ten Hag closing in on FIRST Man United signing, Antony set to leave Ajax in a £40m deal - Reports
Manchester United Transfers: Erik ten Hag closing in on FIRST Man United signing, Antony set to leave Ajax in a £40m deal – Reports

Antony could be the first part of United’s rebuild this summer with plenty of work to be done as they look to put their miserable campaign behind them that saw them finish sixth in the Premier League.

The Dutch boss is also targeting Ajax centre-backs Jurrien Timber and Lisandro Martinez as well as Barcelona midfielder Frenkie De Jong.

Manchester United Transfers: Erik ten Hag closing in on FIRST Man United signing, Antony set to leave Ajax in a £40m deal – Reports

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