The most expensive rookie player in the summer transfer window 2022, Anthony signed with Manchester United for 95 million euros excluding bonuses. This move to the Red Devils will allow the Brazilian winger to find Eric ten Hag.
Recruited by Manchester United captains for €95m, plus €5m in bonuses, Anthony can boast of placing the most expensive player in the 2022 summer transfer window (see Top 10). After two impressive seasons at Ajax Amsterdam – 24 goals in 82 games in all competitions – the Brazilian attacking midfielder is on the cusp of taking a big step in his career with the Red Devils being coached by Erik ten Hag, current coach Mankonian who was Ajax Amsterdam coach when the player wore The 22-year-old Dutch giant’s jersey.
“It’s such an honor to play for Eric”
In an interview with the club’s official media, the Oriverde international welcomed his reunion with the 52-year-old. “Erik ten Hag is an excellent coach. It is an honor to play for Eric. I have a lot of respect and affection for him. From the moment I arrived at Ajax, he treated me well. He put his trust in me. It is no coincidence that I have been good under him for two years. We developed mutual trust and closeness. When I heard he was coming here, I wished him all the best, and wished him the success he deserved. Now I am by his side again, and I hope to write history, to develop and go further under his management.”
In a press briefing on Friday, Eric Ten Hag questioned his presence in the group for Arsenal’s arrival on Sunday, counting the sixth day of the Premier League. “Today he did his first training individually. Tomorrow and Saturday we have a group session, so I will think about it and then we will make a decision.