Manchester United face stiff competitors from Premier League rivals Chelsea, Italian giants Juventus and bitter rivals Liverpool of their hunt for Ajax winger Antony.
The Pink Devils have been broadly linked with a transfer for the Brazilian ahead, as Erik ten Hag seems in direction of a reunion together with his former participant on the Theatre of Goals.
In accordance with a report by Talksport’s Alex Criminal, United are nonetheless eager on including the 22-year-old to their attacking ranks, with Ten Hag seeking to bolster a seemingly skinny attacking line. United are stated to not have given up their pursuit of Antony, with a payment within the area of €70m prone to deliver the Dutch membership to the negotiating desk.
United nonetheless are usually not the one membership within the extremely rated Brazilian who has made a complete of 79 appearances for Ajax, scoring 23 targets within the course of.
Soccer Insider just lately reported that Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is an enormous fan of the participant, with the membership already making an strategy to deliver him to Merseyside. Liverpool are rumored to have held talks with the Eredivisie champions a few potential change to the Premier League for Antony.
Nevertheless, whereas Liverpool have registered their curiosity within the nine-capped Brazil worldwide, they don’t seem to be anticipated to fulfill Ajax’s valuation which the English membership deems too excessive. Jurgen Klopp has already splashed massive cash on the switch of Uruguayan Darwin Nunez from Benfica, which might render a transfer for Antony out of the membership’s attain.
London membership Chelsea have additionally been linked with the Manchester United goal. The Blues are reportedly warming to the concept of signing the Ajax star after encountering difficulties over different attacking switch targets. The membership was closely tipped as Antony’s compatriot, Raphinha’s, new house. The previous Leeds participant nonetheless most popular a transfer to Barcelona over the West London outfit.
Thomas Tuchel may very well be backed in his pursuit of Antony by Todd Boehly’s recent consortium of homeowners who’ve already concluded mega offers for Raheem Sterling and Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly.
Per week in the past, information outlet 90min revealed that Antony was coming again into Chelsea’s crosshairs because the membership’s hierarchy was pondering over whether or not to accentuate their curiosity within the Brazilian.
Chelsea have additionally reportedly made contact with the 22-year-old’s entourage to reaffirm their curiosity in his signature in a possible change to Stamford Bridge.
The Ajax winger has additionally been linked with a transfer to Juventus. The Turin membership are intensifying their contacts, lining him up as a Paulo Dybala substitute who has joined Roma. With the membership seemingly brief in assault after the Argentine’s departure, it could make sense that the Outdated Woman can be in for Antony.
Regardless of curiosity from different main gamers in Europe, United followers can take consolation in the truth that the Brazilian is alleged to essentially need to work together with his former supervisor and has instructed his brokers to persuade Ajax to promote him.
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