Man Utd have £67.5m transfer bid for striker Antony REJECTED by Ajax and will move for PSV’s Cody Gakpo instead

MANCHESTER UNITED have had a £67.5million bid for Ajax ahead Antony rejected, based on stories.

The Red Devils have been linked with the 22-year-old Brazilian all summer season.

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And now they’ve formally had a proper supply for the younger attacker turned down by the Eredivisie champions.

That’s based on The Athletic, who report that the supply was made by Man Utd on Wednesday.

Antony has scored 18 targets in 57 appearances for Ajax since arriving from Sao Paulo two years in the past.

However United chiefs will not be optimistic about touchdown him earlier than the September 1 deadline.

And they’re now turning their consideration in direction of PSV ahead Cody Gakpo as an alternative.

The 23-year-old winger did signal a contract extension with the Dutch aspect earlier this 12 months to maintain him on the membership till 2026.

Nonetheless, it’s understood that PSV are nonetheless prepared to take heed to presents this summer season if an acceptable method is made.

Gakpo has scored 45 instances in 141 appearances for the Eredivisie outfit, whereas additionally contributing 37 assists.

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Erik ten Hag is eager to bolster his attacking choices amid uncertainty surrounding the way forward for Cristiano Ronaldo.

And United have been linked with a number of ahead gamers as they scramble for reinforcements earlier than the top of the window.

Mauro Icardi, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Jamie Vardy and Christian Pulisic are all mentioned to be potential targets.

Ten Hag has introduced in simply three signings thus far this summer season – Christian Eriksen, Tyrell Malacia and Lisandro Martinez.

United are additionally closing in on a deal for Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro.

However Juventus star Adrien Rabiot will not be arriving at Old Trafford after the membership did not agree a wage packet with the Frenchman.

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