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Antony ‘is determined to move to Man United’ in reunion with ex-Ajax boss Erik ten Hag

Antony ‘is determined to move to Man United’ in reunion with ex-Ajax boss Erik ten Hag as talks continue to bring the £40m Brazilian winger to Old Trafford as part of the Dutch coach’s rebuilding

  • Antony has a close relationship with Ten Hag from their time together at Ajax
  • The 22-year-old Brazilian winger is reportedly keen to make the switch to Old Trafford
  • He could offer United an extra option on the striker’s right
  • Antony scored 12 goals last season and provided 10 assists for Ajax

Brazilian winger Antony ‘is determined to move to Manchester United this summer’ to boost Erik ten Hag’s transfer plans.

Talks are underway for the £40 million man, who scored 12 goals and provided 10 assists when Ten Hag’s Ajax side won the Eredivisie last season.

United could use a right winger after the departures of Jesse Lingard and Edinson Cavani this summer and uncertainty over Mason Greenwood’s future.

Antony is reportedly excited about the prospect of reuniting with Erik ten Hag at Manchester United

Antony is reportedly excited about the prospect of reuniting with Erik ten Hag at Manchester United

The Brazilian winger worked closely with Ten Hag at Ajax for two seasons

The Brazilian winger worked closely with Ten Hag at Ajax for two seasons

And according to GoalAntony is keen to reunite with his former manager at Old Trafford.

The pair have a good relationship with Ten Hag, who took him over from Brazilian club Sao Paulo in 2020 before winning a league and cup double the following year.

Ten Hag reportedly identified the 223-year-old as a target during talks with United football director John Murtough in Amsterdam last month.

Ten Hag was unveiled as United's new manager last month and has begun his rebuilding

Ten Hag was unveiled as United’s new manager last month and has begun his rebuilding

Antony has played nine times for the Brazil national team, scored twice and hopes to win a place in their squad for the World Cup in Qatar this winter.

He is said to bring speed and skill to United’s vanguard and is well versed in the football style Ten Hag hopes to introduce at Old Trafford.

United are also looking to sign Dutch midfielder Frenkie de Jong as Ten Hag embark on his rebuilding, but Barcelona hold out for a price close to £70million.

The Holland and Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong is another leading target of Ten Hag

The Holland and Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong is another leading target of Ten Hag

Ajax defender Jurrien Timber is believed to be another target as United are looking for a new central defender for the new season.

Timber’s Ajax teammate Lisandro Martinez and Villarreal’s Pau Torres are other possible options in the back.



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