Reporter provides key update on Man Utd’s Antony pursuit

After attacking former club Ajax for Lisandro Martinez, Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag is now trying to sign Antony from the Dutch side.

Antony was a mainstay for Ten Hag’s Ajax side last season, registering 12 goals and 10 assists in 32 appearances in all competitions.

The Brazilian international is considered one of the best players in the Eredivisie and was tipped to shine on a bigger stage.

“Antony can do wonders at Manchester United and at the World Cup. He’s had a fantastic 2021-22 season and I’m sure he’s caught the eye of bigger clubs,” Rivaldo told Betfair.

“At the moment Manchester United – who have former manager Erik ten Hag – appear to be the closest club to signing him and I’m sure we’ll all enjoy seeing him play at Old Trafford.”

Red Devils reportedly cool interest in winger after being told about Ajax 80 million euros Evaluation.

They have already spent £60m this summer and are apparently prioritizing a move for Frenkie de Jong from Barcelona, ​​which will cost around £65m.

But talkSPORT reporter Alex Crook insists the Antony deal is still ongoing and could happen before the end of the transfer window.

“There have been a lot of reports that Manchester United’s interest in him has ended,” Crook said on talkSPORT. “I felt like last week he would only be a target if Cristiano Ronaldo left.

“That may not be the case as I have had information from a very reliable source that Manchester United are still looking to bring Antony to the Premier League.

“Ten Hag is a big admirer of his qualities and thinks he can add something to his Manchester United rebuild.”


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