Manchester United, newly signed player Anthony has revealed that Ten Hag’s unique system of coaching influenced his decision to join Manchester United, as he was once under Ten Hag’s coaching in Ajax.
Manchester United announced through their official website the signing of Anthony from Ajax in a contract which is to expire in 2027, for a fee of € 86m, yesterday.
Anthony has expressed his excitement to be part of the club. According to him, this is a special moment in his career as he just joined one of the most renowned clubs in the world. He added that bringing under Ten Hag’s Coaching in Ajax helped him to grow, as Ten Hag’s coaching style pummels the best out of you. And he’s very delighted about the plans and ambitions Ten Hag has about united.
Speaking about his time at Ajax, he said that he had a wonderful time in Ajax, but is eagerly waiting to join his new teammates and bring success to the club.
“This is an incredible moment in my career to be joining one of the most iconic clubs in the world.”
“Playing under Erik ten Hag at Ajax was perfect for me and my development. His style of football and coaching brings out the best in me, and I am excited by what he has told me about his plans and ambitions in Manchester.
“My time at Ajax was fantastic and I will always be grateful for the trust they put in me… and I can’t wait to join my new teammates and play my part in bringing success to Manchester United.”
If we can recall, when Manchester United signed Lisandro Martinez from Ajax, he had the same thing to say, as Ten Hag’s coaching style also influenced his decision to join the club.
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