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Man Utd agree deal with Ajax for Argentina’s Martinez

MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM (AFP) – Argentine international defender Lisandro Martinez is set to become Manchester United’s third signing of the transfer window after the English giants agreed a deal with Ajax on Sunday.

Ajax confirmed United will pay an initial EUR57 million with a further EUR10 million in performance-related bonuses.

“Manchester United is delighted to announce the club has reached agreement with Ajax for the transfer of Argentine international defender Lisandro Martinez, subject to medical, to player terms being finalised, and to UK visa requirements,” United said in a statement.

Martinez is set to be reunited with his former boss Erik ten Hag at Old Trafford.

Ten Hag has already added midfielder Christian Eriksen and left-back Tyrell Malacia.