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Man Utd assure Antony agents Ajax striker remains priority signing

Manchester United chiefs have assured agents for Antony they will soon open talks with Ajax about his transfer.

The Times says United will switch their focus to a move for Ajax winger Antony once they have reinforced their midfield ranks with the addition of Barcelona playmaker Frenkie de Jong.

The Red Devils are yet to rubber-stamp any summer signings but are said to be working hard behind closed doors to make things happen in advance of the new Premier League campaign.

A move for De Jong has reportedly been in the works for some time but a deal now looks close to being agreed, with talks continuing between United and Barcelona in order to finally reach a full agreement.

The 13-time Premier League champions are already looking into the future, though, and have decided to prioritise a move for Antony as soon as De Jong is in the building

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