have completed the loan signing of Sofyan Amrabat.
identified the Fiorentina midfielder as a key target but has had to wait until the final hours of the transfer window to land a player who impressed during the last year.
The 27-year-old worked with Ten Hag during their time together at Utrecht, but he will have to wait until after the international break to make his debut and is ineligible to play against on Sunday.
Hampered by a Financial Fair Play restrictions and a lack of investment from the Glazers, .
before a £10million loan fee was agreed.
‘It is a huge honour to become a Manchester United player. I’ve had to be patient for this moment but I’m someone who always listens to my heart and now I am representing the club of my dreams,’ Amrabat said after completing his move to United.
‘I am a passionate player; I want to bring that energy to the squad, and I will put everything into every action I take for the team.
‘I know exactly how Erik ten Hag likes to work and what he needs from his players.
‘His coaching and guidance developed me so much as a player earlier in my career
‘I know that he will help to bring out the best of my abilities so that I can help the group to be successful this season.’
John Murtough, Manchester United’s football director, said: ‘We have tracked Sofyan for a long time, so we are really pleased to bring him to Manchester United. His committed, high-energy approach to the game fits perfectly with the group that we are building here.
‘We know that Sofyan’s mentality, dynamism and technical qualities will help the squad as we look to achieve success in all competitions this season.’
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