Man Utd transfer round-up: Ten Hag wants four more signings with Antony deal now ‘close’

With a limited transfer budget and no Champions League football to offer from their side, Man Utd have struggled to get things done so far in this summer’s transfer window.

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Manchester United continue to work in their efforts to sign new players this summer and as the end of June approaches, no new faces have come through the doors since Erik ten Hag took over at the end of the season. last.

The Dutchman has a huge task ahead of him as he seeks to rebuild a depleted squad, and it has now been revealed he wants five new signings this summer. Although he has so far failed in those efforts, the first could be imminent as Antony’s deal with Ajax is said to be ‘close’ to completion.

Football Mirror take a look at all the latest transfer stories from Old Trafford…

Ten Hag wants five signatures

Erik ten Hag’s mission this summer is to kick off a full rebuild of the Manchester United squad and it has been revealed by the Manchester Evening News that the Dutchman has requested five new signings in order to get the ball rolling.

Yet in the month since United’s final game of the 2021/22 Premier League season, no deal has been agreed and things look bleak, with the next campaign getting under way in just under seven weeks. However, it is hoped that things will improve as club officials are working tirelessly on the negotiations.

The Red Devils have previously been heavily linked with Ajax trio Antony, Jurrien Timber and Lisandro Martinez, with a deal for the former believed to be nearing completion, while Christian Eriksen and top target Ten Hag , Frenkie de Jong, are also on the list.

Read the full story HERE .






Erik ten Hag wants five new signings this summer as part of his squad rebuild at Man Utd

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Antony now signs “closed”

After numerous reports linking Manchester United with Ajax defensive duo Jurrien Timber and Lisandro Martinez, the Red Devils have stepped up their pursuit of team-mate Antony, with a deal for the Brazilian winger now described as ‘close’ to being concluded.

According to The Sun, United are in advanced negotiations with the Eredivisie champions and would agree a £40million fee for the Brazilian, with club officials traveling to Amsterdam on Monday for official talks.

Antony recorded 12 goals and 10 assists in 33 appearances last season as he played a key role for Ajax winning the Dutch title for the third time in Ten Hag’s tenure, and has been on the radar of other European clubs this summer.

Read the full story HERE .

United prepare for Martial to stay

Many expected Anthony Martial to leave Manchester United permanently this summer after sealing a loan move to Sevilla for the remainder of the 2021/22 campaign in January, after falling down the pecking order at Old Trafford under both Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Ralf Rangnick.

The Frenchman had a disappointing spell with the La Liga outfit, however, and registered just one goal and one assist in 12 games during his four-month spell, which followed just one goal in 11 appearances for United in the first part of the season.

As a result, there is now a lack of options for Martial beyond this summer and, as the Manchester Evening News reports, the Red Devils are ready for the striker to stay at Old Trafford for the 2022 campaign. 23 because “no one is kicking down the door” for his services.

Read the full story HERE .

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