Antony disappointed after Ajax reject Manchester United’s £76.3m bid | Manchester United

Manchester United had a bid of €90m (£76.3m) for Antony rejected by Ajax on Friday, with the Dutch club wanting a higher price for the forward.

Ajax had in recent days turned down an €80m United offer for the 22-year-old. The Brazil international, who played under Erik ten Hag at Ajax, is keen to join United and is understood to be disappointed that his club did not accept Friday’s bid. He reiterated to Ajax on Friday his desire to make the move.

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Speaking before news of the rejected bid emerged Ten Hag said: “We need players, clear, but we need the right players. The whole transfer window, we are happy with what we did until now but the bar has to be high [for any signing].”

The manager has so far added Christian Eriksen, Lisandro Martínez, Casemiro and Tyrell Malacia.

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