#sports activities Marco van Basten claims Man United are paying too much for Ajax winger Antony
Marco van Basten insists Antony is NOT value £84m because the winger closes in on a transfer to Man United – with the Ajax legend claiming he ‘hasn’t confirmed much but’ and that his effectivity ‘has not been excessive’ in Holland
- Antony is near finishing a transfer to Manchester United for €100m (£84m)
- This would make him the second most-expensive signing in United’s historical past
- Marco van Basten feels the winger shouldn’t be value wherever close to this determine
- Van Basten has questioned Antony’s consistency and lack of finish product
Ajax legend Marco van Basten has claimed that Manchester United are paying far too much cash to deliver winger Antony to Old Trafford.
Antony is closing in on a transfer to United after the Red Devils agreed an £84million (€100m) with Ajax over the weekend, and he was noticed at Carrington as he arrived for his medical on Monday.
Should the deal undergo, Antony would turn out to be United’s second most-expensive signing of their historical past behind Paul Pogba. Van Basten appears to assume Ajax are getting the higher facet of the switch.
Antony is closing in on a big-money transfer from Ajax to Manchester United within the coming days
This transfer would see him reunited together with his former boss Erik ten Hag at Old Trafford
‘Antony value €100m? No, by far no,’ Van Basten informed Ziggo Sport on Monday night time.
The Brazilian winger has scored 24 targets and registered 22 assists in 82 appearances for Ajax since becoming a member of the membership in 2020.
During this time he has received the Dutch title twice, plus the Dutch Cup whereas taking part in beneath Erik ten Hag, and he’s now set for a reunion together with his former boss at United.
However, Van Basten has nonetheless questioned the 22-year-old’s consistency, and he feels Antony must work on his finish product.
‘Antony hasn’t confirmed much but. Of course he performed a number of good video games. But his effectivity has not been excessive within the final two years,’ he added.
Marco van Basten has claimed United are paying over the chances for Antony
Van Basten has appeared to have reservations about Antony ever since he arrived within the Netherlands from Sao Paulo two years in the past for round £21m (€25m).
The former AC Milan ahead expressed his frustration to Fox Sports again in 2020 at Ajax spending so much cash on Antony fairly than selling youth from their academy.
‘At Ajax they’ve a really huge mouth: our youth training is so nice,’ he stated.
‘And then you definitely are going to purchase a youth participant for a mega quantity. Something is fallacious then.
‘If you hit your self so terribly within the chest that the youth training is so nice, then in fact it’s ridiculous that you just are going to purchase a youth participant from Brazil for €25m.’