Ajax will earn £50,000 for every appearance of Manchester United newcomer Lisandro Martinez next season: reports » FirstSportz
Manchester United almost spent £50m/€60m sign Lisandro Martinez from Argentina out ajax. Beat Manchester United arsenal to sign Martinez, but they had to pay a heavy price for the privilege.
While Martinez is thrilled to be reunited with his former Ajax manager Erik ten Hag at Old Trafford, United simply outbid Arsenal with their €55m fee including more than €10m in surcharges.
According to various news outlets, Ajax will have no problem raising the additional funds. It’s based on performance and there are no limits on the number of minutes Martinez has to play per game.
Martinez has to pay Ajax £50,000 every time he plays, up to a maximum of 30 games per season over the course of his five-year deal, even if he’s just come off the bench. If Martinez becomes a regular in the first team, that should be around two million euros per season.
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Where will Lisandro Martinez play at Manchester United?
Martinez is a left-footed centre-back whose preferred position is the same as club captain Harry Maguire; Left of a central defensive partnership but Ten Hag prefers his defenders to play on their natural side so Maguire, who is right footed, could easily slide over to meet Martinez.
Martinez can also play left-back or defensive midfield, but despite his 5’9″ height, he is most effective in the center of defence. Last season he was in the 99th percentile in the Eredivisie for tackles and progressive passes, completing three of the former and eight of the latter in 90 minutes played.
Raphael Varane, Victor Lindelof and Eric Bailly are also on United’s books, although Bailly has been linked with a move to Roma, where the manager who signed him for United, Jose Mourinho, is the manager.
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