Man Utd officially confirm signing of Vitesse Arnhem’s Buttner

Manchester United have confirmed the signing of Alexander Buttner from Vitesse Arnhem.

Manchester United have confirmed the signing of Alexander Buttner from Vitesse Arnhem.

The 23-year old Dutch left-back has now completed his medical with the Red Devils and has signed a five-year deal which has delighted manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

"Alexander is one of the best young left-backs in Europe and we're delighted to sign him,” Ferguson told the club’s official website.

"He's someone we've been watching for a while now. He gives us some really exciting options in that position."

Buttner, who has made over 100 appearances for Vitesse, added: "Joining Manchester United is one of the best days of my life.

"It's a team I have admired for many years now and I can't wait to join my team-mates and play my part in helping the club be successful."

 

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