Antony makes emotions transparent on Guy Utd switch after Ajax set asking value

Manchester United’s hopes of snapping up Ajax famous person Antony had been dented, because the Dutch giants have slapped a bumper £69m price ticket at the Brazilian winger’s head

Ajax star Antony could be priced out of a dream summer move to Manchester United
Ajax famous person Antony may well be priced out of a dream summer time transfer to Manchester United

Ajax famous person Antony is made up our minds to seal a dream transfer to Manchester United this summer time – although the Dutch giants have slapped a £69million price ticket on his head in a bid to check out and repel hobby from their former boss, Erik ten Hag.

The Dutchman is in the middle of overhauling United’s beleaguered taking part in squad and has been connected with a bunch of avid gamers he is labored with at Ajax over time, together with Antony, Frenkie de Jong, Jurrien Trees and Lisandro Martinez.

Alternatively, Ten Hag and United had been not able to discover a leap forward of their bid to snare their best objectives. It’s believed that the membership noticed Antony as an acquirable goal this summer time for round £40m; however that now not seems to be the case.

The Dutch champions are in a robust monetary place and don’t want to money in on any in their stars this summer time after raking in round £50m from the gross sales of Ryan Gravenberch and Sebastian Haller, who is anticipated to rubber-stamp his transfer to Borussia Dortmund imminently.

Because of this, Ajax will no longer entertain any bids less than £69m for Antony; an enormous soar from the £40m that the 22-year-old Brazilian winger used to be anticipated to be to be had for. The membership have additionally dealt their former boss some other blow after informing United that Trees and Martinez would each value round £51.5m each and every, making strikes not going.

Regardless of Ajax’s hardline stance, Antony remains to be ‘hopeful’ of having his giant Premier League transfer this summer time and is interested in running with Ten Hag once more. It is been claimed that Antony’s representatives have proud of the Dutch giants to believe any gives that can be tabled for the attacker within the coming weeks.

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Erik ten Hag has been left pissed off within the switch marketplace up to now this summer time


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The winger – who nonetheless has 3 years final on his present deal in Amsterdam – bagged 8 objectives and 4 assists within the Eredivisie final season to lend a hand Ajax to their 3rd home crown in 4 years and could be a herbal have compatibility at the right-hand flank for United, who these days have a dearth of choices in that house.

Given Ajax’s monetary calls for, United may grow to be embroiled in but some other switch saga in the event that they proceed to chase Antony. The membership have apparently made little headway in prising the De Jong clear of Barcelona in contemporary weeks after the Dutchman used to be known as Ten Hag’s best summer time goal.

The Spanish giants are open to a sale within the wake in their crippling monetary problems, however are difficult greater than the £60m that United are reportedly keen to pay.

United have additionally been connected with Brentford’s sought-after playmaker Christian Eriksen, who will grow to be a loose agent when his non permanent deal in west London expires on the finish of this month. Ten Hag had the danger to for my part run the guideline over Eriksen overdue final yr when the 30-year-old educated with Ajax to take care of his health following his cardiac arrest at Euro 2020 and next unlock from Inter Milan.

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