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Daley Blind has told Erik ten Hag how to sign Antony for Manchester United

Daley Blind has warned Manchester United that Ajax will only sell star forward Antony if their asking price is met.

New United boss Erik ten Hag called time on his Ajax tenure six weeks early this week and arrived in Manchester on Monday to begin work at Old Trafford. Though he won't take over the reins of the team from Ralf Rangnick until after the season concludes against Crystal Palace on Sunday, plans are now in progress ahead of the summer transfer window.

Unsurprisingly, United are being linked with a host of players who enjoyed success with the 52-year-old at Ajax, including Frenkie de Jong, Jurrien Timber and Lisandro Martinez. Another exciting name to be touted with a move is the Amsterdamer's exciting winger Antony.

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The Brazilian is a real live wire on the flanks, never shy of pulling out flamboyant tricks, and had a great season with 12 goals and 10 assists in all competitions as his side won a domestic double.

With Paul Pogba, Jesse Lingard, Juan Mata and Paul Pogba all leaving this summer upon the expiration of their contracts and the futures of Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Cristiano Ronaldo in doubt, United will likely have to make attacking reinforcements in the summer and Antony may present an attractive option.

However, the Eredivisie champion's centre-back Blind has made it clear the Brazilian won't be going on the cheap.

“A few players are already leaving on a free transfer, so I don’t think Ajax will let players go that easily," he told Andy van der Meijde on YouTube. "You have to have a team next year that will compete again in the Champions League and for the title.

“If the main price is paid for [Sebastien]

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Anthony Jordan Martial (born 5 December 1995) is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for English club Manchester United and the France national team. He was the recipient of the 2015 Golden Boy Award for the best under-21 player in Europe