Manchester United agreed on the transfer of Antoni from Ajax, which will cost the Premier League giants exactly 101 million euros with add-ons and bonuses.
The winger from Brazil arrives in Manchester today, will undergo examinations and sign his contract with the “red devils”.
The 22-year-old has been in Amsterdam since 2020 after being signed by Sao Paulo. He is now a national player of Brazil, he has nine matches and 2 goals. He is also likely to be in the squad for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar at the end of the year.
Antony will cost United £80.75m, and with the added £4.25m for appearances and goals, the club will pay £85m – or €101m.
It is the third most expensive player in the club’s history, after the £89 million paid (excluding bonuses) for Paul Pogba to Juventus in 2016 (then a world record) and the £85.5 million paid for Harry Maguire two years later. late.
All three deals, at the time they take place, pass the 100 million euro mark.
And new manager Erik ten Hag’s summer transfer activity has already reached €240m, paid for Casemiro, Lisandro Martinez, Tyler Malacia and now Antony.
Three of the players brought in by the Dutch coach come right from the league in his homeland. Antoni and Martinez are from Ajax, led by him until recently, and Malacia – from Feyenoord. Casemiro was signed by Real Madrid for over 70 million euros.