Manchester United may have now unleashed their transfer muscle in regard to the summer spending by confirming Tyrell Malacia deal from Feyenoord on Monday becoming the first official signing of the Erik ten Hag era, and the Dutch defender could find himself joined by five more new faces before the window closes on 1st September.
Manchester United are expected to complete five more signings during the summer transfer window after Erik ten Hag made his move for Netherlands defender Tyrell Malacia. The 22-year-old has signed for an initial €15million, from Feyenoord, and will compete with Luke Shaw for a place at left-back.
The 30-year-old midfielder spent the second half of last season at Brentford and Brentford manager wanted to keep him amid further interest from United and other clubs.
United are also working with Barcelona over playmaker Frenkie de Jong and other stars on Ten Hag's transfer wishlist include Ajax duo Lisandro Martinez and Antony.Argentine defender Martinez, having submitted a sizeable bid, believed to be in the region of £34m plus add-ons and the player himself said to be keen on a move to England and a reunion with Ten Hag in particular.
According to Source, Manchester United made a fresh £51m bid for Ajax winger Antony instead was turned down as is short of £68million valuation for the Brazilian star man. Antony who's tipped to replace the Portuguese strikers Cristiano Ronaldo who has requested a move out Old Trafford in hunt for Champions league football next season
The task acquainted to Ten Hag this summer starts with squad reshaping at Old Trafford, United are also understood to be closing in on free agent Christian Eriksen one of the targets that could sign before Ten Hag's team head off on their pre-season tour of Thailand and Australia this Friday.
United fly to Bangkok on Friday, where they will then face Liverpool on July 12, before Ten Hag's side heading Australia for matches against Melbourne Victory and Crystal Palace, before ending their tour against Aston Villa in Perth on July 23.
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