In a press release, Manchester United have confirmed that they’ve signed Ajax star Lisandro Martinez for an preliminary reported payment of £48 million that would rise to £56.7 million. The 24-year-old thrived for the Dutch giants ever since his transfer 2019 and even gained Ajax’s Participant of the Yr final season.
Having signed from Defensa in the summertime of 2019, not loads was anticipated from Lisandro Martinez however the 24-year-old thrived for the Eredivisie giants within the years since. That particularly consists of final season the place Martinez performed an important position for Ajax as they gained the Eredivisie title. A lot so, that Martinez gained Ajax’s Participant of the Yr award for the 2021/22 season and that noticed the Argentine closely linked with a transfer away.
Nevertheless, whereas Arsenal and some different sides have been eager on a transfer, Manchester United have confirmed that they’ve signed the 24-year-old from Ajax in a transfer price £48 million. That might rise to £57 million together with varied add-ons and United have confirmed that Martinez has signed a 5 yr deal till 2027, with the choice for an additional yr.
“Lisandro Martinez has accomplished his switch from Ajax to Manchester United, signing a contract till June 2027, with the choice to increase for an additional yr. The defender has made 177 profession membership appearances and is a full Argentina worldwide. He has gained quite a few honours, together with the 2021 Copa America together with his nation and two Eredivisie titles with Ajax,” reads the assertion.
The 24-year-old admitted that he’s comfortable to have signed for a membership as nice as Manchester United and revealed that he “labored so onerous to get to this second. Not solely that, Martinez revealed that it has taken numerous work to get up to now however believes that the crew mixed with Erik ten Hag and the opposite coaches might flip the crew round and discover success once more.
“It’s an honour to hitch this nice soccer membership. I’ve labored so onerous to get to this second and, now that I’m right here, I’m going to push myself even additional. I’ve been fortunate sufficient to be a part of profitable groups in my profession and that’s what I need to proceed at Manchester United,” Martinez advised Manutd.com.
“There might be numerous work to get to that second, however I firmly imagine that, beneath this supervisor and coaches, and along with my new team-mates, we are able to do it. I need to thank Ajax and their followers for all of the assist they gave me. I had an unbelievable time there however really feel the second is correct to check myself in one other atmosphere. Now I’m on the good membership to do that.”
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