Played under Manchester United’s new boss Erik ten Haag at Ajax Amsterdam for two seasons -won the Eredivisie title consecutively as well as the Dutch Cup in 2021, Lisandro Martinez is understood to have reunited with his former manager in England for the upcoming season.
Manchester United completes Lisandro Martinez’s move for 57.4m.
The 24-year-old Argentina central defender was signed for a reported fee of €57.4m and a contract that runs to the summer of 2027.
Joined the Dutch outfit in 2019 from the Argentine side Defensa y Justica for 7m, a whopping €50.4m was recorded as surplus by Ajax -making 120 appearances in all competitions.
Comfortable playing in the left-back, defensive and central midfield as well, he is seen as an ideal player to rely on for multiple positions in the event of an absence of a player.
The latest arrival at Old Trafford, he is the “Red Devils” third summer signing after Tyrell Malacia who was signed from Feyenoord and Christian Eriksen on a free transfer.
What Lisandro Martinez can offer at Manchester United.
7 caps at the national levels, Martinez is viewed as a very reliable, confident, attacking-minded who can support the team from every angle and a great intercepter. A multi-positioned player who can cover for players in their absence. A dynamic and talented player every manager would want.
Is Lisandro Martinez a great signing for Manchester United?.