Richard Arnold: Man United CEO Confirms Ajax Winger Antony Will Join the Club This Summer

Richard Arnold: Man United CEO Confirms Ajax Winger Antony Will Join the Club This Summer

  • Manchester United CEO Richard Arnold appears to have given supporters of the club the best news this summer via a video making rounds on the internet
  • Manchester United's hopes of landing Ajax forward Antony took a massive step forward on Wednesday night when the Brazilian international handed in a transfer request
  • With multiple reports suggesting United have reportedly made a fresh proposal to Ajax for top target Antony, with the new bid worth €90 million

Chief Executive Officer of Manchester United, Richard Arnold has confirmed in a video of the club's readiness to snap Ajax winger Antony.

Arnold's United have been relentless in their pursuit of the Brazilian forward despite Ajax's reluctance to sell their prized asset, rejecting three bids from the Red Devils in the process.

The Dutch side has maintained the longest time that the Brazilian winger was not for sale but remained open to offers that matched their valuation of the player

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Antony, Richard Arnold, Manchester United, Ajax
Richard Arnold (left) affirmed Manchester United will sign Antony (right) from Ajax Amsterdam this summer. Photo credit: @utdreport @AFCAjax
Source: Twitter

But according to the Hardtackle, Manchester United have made a fresh proposal to Ajax for prime target Antony, with the new bid worth €90 million.

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Affirming the reports in the media, a video making rounds on the internet shows club CEO Richard Arnold seemingly affirming that Antony will be joining Manchester United this summer.

In a video posted on Twitter, seen by Sports Brief, he nodded when asked “Are we getting Antony?”

Ajax boss Alfred Schreuder taunts United with Champions League absence in response to Antony bid from Premier League club

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Ajax trainer Alfred Schreuder took a swipe at Manchester United while reminding Antony he will be missing the UEFA Champions League if he opts to join the Premier League side.

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United boss Erik ten Hag, who worked with Antony at Ajax, is keen to bring the Brazilian winger to Old Trafford but Ajax are standing firm over their €100 million (£84.8 million) valuation for their prized asset.

But Schreuder is not enthusiastic about the Premier League club's persistent interest in the 22-year-old as he provided updates about the future of the Brazilian forward.

Source: Sports Brief News