Manchester United Unveils Lisandro Martinez
Manchester United unveils the signing Lisandro Martinez from Eredivisie champions Ajax, via the club’s social media.
Martinez has signed a five-year contract at Old Trafford to reunite with former manager Erik ten Hag in a deal worth an initial €57.37 million, which could rise to €67.37m through add ons . The Argentine arrives at Old Trafford after offers from other clubs including Premier League side Arsenal.
Manchester United New Signing Speaks
Speaking on his unveiling Martinez said: “It’s an honour to join this great football club. I’ve worked so hard to get to this moment and, now that I’m here, I’m going to push myself even further.
“I’ve been lucky enough to be part of successful teams in my career and that’s what I want to continue at Manchester United. There will be a lot of work to get to that moment, but I firmly believe that, under this manager and coaches, and together with my new team-mates, we can do it.
The Argentine also said a big thank you to his former club and fans. Where he made 118 appearances for the Dutch champions after joining the club in 2019. He said “I want to thank Ajax and their fans for all the support they gave me. I had an unbelievable time there but feel the moment is right to test myself in another environment. Now I am at the perfect club to do this.”
Club’s Football Director Speaks On Lisandro Martinez
John Murtough, Manchester United football director speaking about the signing: “Lisandro is an outstanding player who will bring further quality and experience to Erik [Ten Hag]’s squad.
“We are delighted that he has chosen to join Manchester United and we are looking forward to seeing him develop further and help the team achieve the success we are aiming for.”
Lisandro Martinez becomes Ten Hag’s third signing of the summer after Tyrell Malacia joined from Feyenoord and Christian Eriksen moved to Old Trafford after spending the second half of last season at Brentford