Man United Reach Agreement With Ajax For Lisandro MartinezGriffochaz
Manchester United have confirmed they have reached an agreement to sign centre-back Lisandro Martinez from Ajax.
The news was tweeted out at 3pm today;
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) July 17, 2022
Despite this being reported a few days ago, the club have made it official baring a medical.
The initial fee is £46.8m plus £8.5m in add ons totalling the deal at £55.3m.
Martinez has signed a 5-year deal with an option to extend a year further.
Lisandro is not officially a Man United player but will be upon a successful completion of his medical.
Erik ten Hag identified Martinez as his choice for centre-back after working with him at Ajax.
Jurrien Timber acted as ten Hag’s first choice but opted to stay at Ajax.
The Argentine defender is a left footed ball playing centre-back that was a cruical part of ten Hag’s system at the Dutch side.
He is now the second most expensive defender in United history behind club captain Harry Maguire.
Stay tuned on United Flying High for the official announcement of the signing of Lisandro Martinez.
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