Manchester United reaped a direct reward from its change acquisition this week of Antony from Dutch membership Ajax for a reported 95 million euros ($94.5 million).
The Brazilian star winger scored inside the primary half of his first match for the Crimson Devils on Sunday in opposition to Arsenal, amassing a feed from Marcus Rashford entering into the suitable aspect of the sphere and burying the ball alongside alongside together with his left foot on the far submit contained in the thirty fifth minute.
Cristiano Ronaldo applauded from the bench as a results of the 22-year-old Antony celebrated his debut rating alongside alongside together with his beginning teammates on the Outdated Trafford pitch. Ronaldo later obtained proper right here on as an alternative choice to change Antony contained in the 58th minute.
Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo comes on as an alternative choice to change Antony.REUTERS
Rashford scored twice contained in the second half to finish a 3-1 win for Manchester United.
The 37-year-old Ronaldo had sought to depart Man U to affix a aspect that had licensed for Champions League play, nonetheless the Portuguese legend will maintain in Manchester till a minimal of January after the summer time season season change deadline obtained proper right here and went with out a swap.
Antony’s addition marked Man United’s second-most expensive change in membership historic earlier behind the 105 million euros spent to land Paul Pogba from Juventus in 2016. The swap reunites him with Man U supervisor Erik ten Hag, his former supervisor with Ajax.
“That’s an unbelievable second in my profession to be becoming a member of in all likelihood primarily essentially the most iconic golf gear on this planet,” Antony talked about earlier contained in the week. “Collaborating in beneath Erik ten Hag at Ajax was good for me and my improvement. His model of soccer and training brings out the very best in me, and I’m excited by what he has steered me about his plans and ambitions in Manchester.”