Man Utd transfer blow as Ajax boss confirms Antony won’t be offered despite winger’s agent holding talks in Manchester

    MANCHESTER U . s . have apparently been worked your final blow to finish their transfer quest for Antony – just hrs after his agent was stated to stay in its northern border-West discussing an offer.

    New Red Demons boss Erik ten Hag is keen to become reunited using the winger at Old Trafford.

    Antony appears set to stay at Ajax despite interest from Manchester United


    Antony seems set to remain at Ajax despite interest from Manchester U . s .Credit: Getty

    However, Ajax are refusing to budge and rather confirmed their star is remaining place in Amsterdam.

    Ten Hag’s successor Alfred Schreuder told ESPN, reported by Fabrizio Romano: “Afraid that Antony could leave? No, no.

    “I think he’ll stay. Obviously, we’ve offered lots of players now. Which has not happened recently.

    “I am expecting nobody to depart.

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    “It might be harmful to us when we would lose another beginning player.”

    Requested in regards to a club-enforced deadline for sales, Schreuder added: “No, we didn’t discuss that. But we all do speak with one another daily.

    “I think that nobody is departing. When we sell yet another key player, it wouldn’t be great for all of us.”

    Antony was heavily associated with United when Ten Hag recognized the task.

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    But Ajax required an astonishing £68million transfer fee to allow the 22-year-old nine-cap South america worldwide leave.

    It’s understood a £51m bid was rejected earlier in This summer before Antony’s representative apparently travelled to Manchester for talks now.

    Ten Hag has landed £55m defender Lisandro Martinez from Ajax and may still return set for former midfielder Frenkie de Jong.


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