Lisandro Martinez joins Manchester United from Ajax
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Lisandro Martinez has completed his transfer from Ajax to Manchester United.
The former Ajax defender has signed a contract until June 2027, with the option to extend for a further year.
The transfer fee will be 57.37 million euros ($57.9 million) with a potential further 10 million euros for the Dutch club in conditional add-ons.
He has won numerous honours, including the 2021 Copa America with Argentina and two Eredivisie titles with Ajax.
Martinez rejected interest from Arsenal because he was keen on a move to the Premier League with United his favoured destination.
Martinez is a ball-playing defender who is left footed - characteristics that are highly sought-after in the modern game.
New signing Lisandro Martinez’s will sport the no.6 on the back of his shirt this season.
Martinez links up again with recently hired United manager Erik ten Hag, who he played under at Ajax.