Manchester United on Wednesday accomplished the signing of Argentina defender Lisandro Martinez from Ajax for a payment that would attain almost £57 million.
The 24-year-old, who gained two Eredivisie titles below new United boss Erik ten Hag in Amsterdam, has signed a contract till 2027 at Old Trafford, with the choice of an additional 12 months.
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“It’s an honor to join this great football club,” the centre-back advised United’s web site. “I’ve labored so laborious 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 is what I wish to proceed at Manchester United.
“There will be a lot of work to get to that moment, but I firmly believe that, under this manager and coaches, and together with my new team-mates, we can do it.”
John Murtough, Manchester United soccer director, mentioned: “Lisandro is an outstanding player who will bring further quality and experience to Erik (Ten Hag)’s squad.”
Ajax mentioned they’d agreed a switch payment of 57.37 million euros ($58.2 million, £48.3 million) with United. Including variables, that quantity might enhance to 67.37 million euros.