Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) — Manchester United announced on Sunday that they have reached an agreement with Dutch club Ajax, according to which Argentine defender Lisandro Martinez will move to the Red Devils in the current summer transfer window. .
Manchester United released an official statement: “Manchester United Club is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with Ajax regarding the transfer of Argentine international defender Lisandro Martinez.”
The club added: “The contract will be officially settled after passing the medical, finalizing the player’s terms and obtaining a work visa in the United Kingdom.”
And the “Eurospor” website reports that the deal will cost Manchester United’s coffers a total of 57 million euros ($57 and a half million) and will last for 5 years, with an option to extend. the season
Manchester United have outbid Arsenal as the two clubs battle it out over a deal for defender Lisandro Martinez.
Lisandro Martinez is United’s third signing of the summer, following the signings of Dutch defender Malaysia and Danish midfielder Kirsten Eriksen.
Martinez will be reunited with his former coach, Dutchman Erik den Haag, who they previously worked with for three years at Ajax.
Martinez is 24 years old and joined Ajax in the summer of 2019 from Argentine club Devenza e Justicia.
Martínez played 74 games with Ajax, scoring 6 goals, and won the Dutch league title (twice) with the team.
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