Football: Manchester United buys Martinez for 67 million

(ANSA) – ROME, JUL 17 – Sixty-seven million euros for a defender. He continues the Manchester United transfer campaign to the sound of millionaire deals, and always along the lines of the formation of the favorite group of the Dutch coach Ten Hag.

After the agreement with Barca for Frankie De Jong, former Ajax whose landing at Old Trafford is for now blocked only by issues of arrears between the Dutchman and the Catalan club, another player of the ‘lancers’ lands in the Premier Legue . It is lisandro Martinez, the Argentine defender that United will pay 67 million euros to Ajax. The 24-year-old center-back will sign a five-year contract.

The agreement was reached on a basis of 49 million pounds, plus 8.5 bonuses plus 2.2 in training rights: now, however, Martinez, in addition to medical examinations, will have to go through the examination of the visa office of London. Martinez was bought just three seasons ago by the Argentines of Defensa y Justicia for 6.3 million pounds. Argentine national, about to participate in the World Cup, joins Malacia, bought by Feyenoord, and Eriksen, who arrived on a free transfer. Martinez played under new United manager Erik ten Hag at Ajax and won the Eredivisie title with the club in 2021 and 2022, as well as the Dutch Cup in 2021. (ANSA).

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