Cristiano Ronaldo has already given Antony the perfect reason to sign for Manchester United
While Manchester United gear u’p to make a second bid for Frenkie de Jong, t’alks are also understood to be ongoing for’ Ajax winger Antony.
Club offici’als supposedly flew to Amsterdam earlier this week t’o begin negotiations before reports ‘surfaced that the Brazilian had told Erik ten ‘Hag that is very eager for a switch to Old Trafford. The Manchester Evening News u’nderstands the 22-year-ol”’d is one of his top summer targets.
The Dutchman is keen to reinfor’ce his attacking options with Cristia’no Ronaldo set to be the main man leading the’ line once again. The Portugal captain brok’e several records again this season w’ith his 24 goals and said he’ is looking forward to playing under Ten Hag.
And he may be even more excit’ed by Antony’s arrival. The attacker rec’orded 11 assists for both Ajax and Brazi’l’s Under-23s last season, netting 12 times for h’is club side.