Newly signed Manchester United star Antony has confessed that it has been a dream come true to signal for the Pink Devils and admitted that he desires to make historical past on the membership. The Brazilian additionally thanked Ajax for opening the doorways to European soccer and giving him an opportunity to point out his expertise.
Regardless of Ajax refusing to half with Antony, their fingers have been reportedly pressured after the Brazilian requested the membership to simply accept Manchester United’s newest supply of round £90 million. Nonetheless, the Dutch giants rejected United’s fourth bid though experiences indicated that negotiations have been nonetheless ongoing, with Ajax ultimately accepting a bid price £100 million. That determine was later confirmed to be true because the Eredivisie aspect revealed that United are set to pay £95 million plus £5 million in add-ons.
Not solely that, the ahead has signed a five-year contract along with his new membership, which retains him at Previous Trafford till at the very least 2027. It noticed Antony confess that he’s overjoyed to have signed for the Pink Devils as “it’s my dream come true” and admitted that he desires “to make historical past right here”. Not solely that, he added that he’s “actually grateful for the assist and religion confirmed” by the United followers.
“Initially, I’m actually pleased to be right here at Manchester United. It’s my dream come true. I’m actually grateful for the assist and religion confirmed in me by everybody right here. I need to make historical past right here, I hope to realize nice issues with the membership. I’m delighted and honoured to have a look at my chest and see that I’m carrying the badge of this large membership,” Antony informed Manutd.com.
Whereas Antony has signed for Manchester United now, the whole switch saga hasn’t gone down nicely with the Ajax followers as they hit out on the ahead, with head coach Alfred Schreuder additionally doing the identical. It noticed the latter drop, Antony, for Ajax’s final sport however regardless of that, the Brazilian admitted that he owes the Dutch giants quite a bit as they welcomed him from Brazil and opened doorways for him in Europe.
“It goes with out saying, it was the membership (Ajax) that opened their doorways to me from the second I arrived. They made me really feel so welcome and at residence. At this time I’ve a brand new problem and Ajax have been an essential a part of this for having opened their doorways to me. I am actually grateful, I can solely thank them for every part,” he added.