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Ajax keep whining about Antonio´s signing for Manchester United

By Harry Smith

Ajax keep whining about Antonio´s signing for Manchester United

Important people within the Dutch club are still furious about the departure of the Brazilian.

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The ‘bomb’ signing this summer at Manchester United was undoubtedly that of the young Brazilian striker, from Ajax, for around 80 million pounds, a record breaking ammount of an Eredivise player. However, since his signing, the red devils have not stopped receiving lots of criticism from the media.

According to english media, tremendous anger is reported on the part of the historic Dutch club, mostly because of how the Brazilian's departure was managed, just a few days before the deadline day.

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In fact, it was precisely due to the urgency of Manchester United, which added to the deadline allowed to sign, which resulted in the very high price finally paid for the young talent and future star of Brazil.

From the moment the signing was finalized, negative comments have not stopped coming out from within the Ajax institution, from players to managers and even some assistant coaches. Ajax's sports director, Gerry Hamstra, did not hide his discomfort at the tempos with which Antony's transfer was forged.

What did Gerry Hamstra say?

"Manchester United's timing was very bad. The last days (of the market) became even more hectic after Ajax went through a major team rebuild after the departure of many top players (Lisandro or Haller)", he answered in an interview for ‘De Telegraaf’.


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