Manchester United have reached an agreement with Ajax Amsterdam to sign defender Lisandro Martinez for an initial fee of 57.37 million euros (RM257.5 million), including a potential 10 million euros, the two clubs confirmed on Sunday. Additional fee. Malaysia

The deal, which requires a medical examination and a visa, is expected to be completed in the next few days.

The duration of the contract was not announced, but sources with knowledge of the agreement told Reuters that Martinez will sign a five-year deal with the Premier League club Malaysia that includes an option to extend for a further 12 months.

The 24-year-old, who can also play in midfield, will become manager Eric 10 Haag’s third signing after Dutch left-back Malasia and Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen. 1xbet malaysia

10 Hag spent three seasons in charge of Ajax following Martinez’s move to the Netherlands Malaysia from Argentina’s Defensa y Justicia in May 2019. Martinez made 118 appearances for the Dutch club.

A new defender is seen as a priority for United after struggling at the back last season. They conceded 57 goals last season, the most in the Premier League’s top six and 31 more than champions Manchester City.

The deal is too late for Martinez to join his Manchester United team-mates on their pre-season tour of Australia. They kick off their new league campaign on 7 August at home to Brighton and Hove Albion. – Reuters1xbet

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