Journo: Erik ten Hag will “urge” Manchester United to sign Brazilian star if Ronaldo leaves
According to Simon Mullock of the M’irror via @utdreport [‘h/t Manchester Evening News], Erik ten Hag is keen ‘on signing Brazilian winger Antony fro’m Ajax as a replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo if t’he Manchester United superstar leaves’ this summer.
Manchester United were in for a’ rude shock recently when it was reported tha’t
:the Portuguese superstar had ask’ed to leave the Red Devils if the right off’er came this summer. Whilst it’s still not e’vident if the club will sell him, if they do, t’hey will need to find a replacement.
One player with whom Manchest’er United have been linked for quite some ti’me now is a player who has worked with’ Erik ten Hag previously during their tim’e in Amsterdam- Antony. The Brazilian’ winger is highly regarded as one of the bes’t young wingers in the world.
Antony made the switch from Sa’o Paulo to Ajax in 2020 and has since then g’one on to become one of Erik ten Hag’s mo’st important players. A pacy winger’ who is equally adept at scoring and assistin’g goals, it comes as no surprise that many ‘clubs are interested in the Brazilian sens’ation.
In 32 matches for the Eredivisie ch’ampions this season across all competition’s, Antony has scored 12 goals and provided ’10 assists. The Brazilian is now a regular i’n the national team as well, scoring two ‘goals in nine appearances.
Although Antony is a great player ‘and would be a.