Antony is confident of sealing £80m switch to Man United THIS WEEK as he begins Cheshire house hunt after provisionally agreeing five-year deal… with Ajax looking to replace him with Hakim Ziyech and Everton stepping up Anthony Elanga loan move
- Ajax forward Antony is confident of making switch to Manchester United
- Deal could go through this week and could reach to a figure of £80million
- The Brazilian’s agent are house hunting in Cheshire ahead of transfer
- Ajax looking to replace him with former forward and Chelsea man Hakim Ziyech
Ajax forward Antony is increasingly confident of concluding an £80million move to Manchester United this week.
The Brazilian’s agents, who also represent Tottenham’s Lucas Moura, are in London ready to push a deal through while Ajax are speaking to Chelsea about re-signing Hakim Ziyech as a potential replacement.
Ajax expect United to offer around £76m plus add-ons for Antony on Thursday.
The 22-year-old has a provisional agreement in place on a five year deal with United while his representatives have begun searching for houses in the Cheshire area.
Ajax forward Antony could seal move to Manchester United after provisionally agreeing deal
Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag (pictured) worked with Antony during his time at Ajax
Antony’s arrival could see Anthony Elanga (pictured) leave on loan with Everton interested
United’s focus is on bringing in the forward that Erik ten Hag so badly wants but the 22-year-old’s arrival could trigger the loan departure of Anthony Elanga who has interest from Everton.
The Goodison club also like United midfielder James Garner who is wanted by Southampton too.
United are also considering Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dubravka once again after cooling on a move for Frankfurt ‘keeper Kevin Trapp.
Marseille, meanwhile, have confirmed the loan signing of United defender Eric Bailly.
Manchester United’s James Garner is attracting interest from Everton and Southampton