Antony at centre of £20m tug of war between agents after record £85m transfer from Man Utd to Ajax | The Sun

ANTONY'S £85.5million move to Manchester United has led to a three-way war between rival agents.

The 22-year-old joined from Ajax in midweek in the biggest sale in Dutch history.

And now agents are scrapping it out over £20m worth of fees, according to the Mirror.

Three different parties are said to be claiming they played the biggest part in making the move to United happen, and are therefore entitled to the largest amount of money.

The Forza Sports Group claimed on Instagram they they were responsible for the deal.

They wrote: "Transfer agent on the 100M record breaking deal of Ajax and worldwide biggest transfer this year of Antony."

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But despite that statement from the group, reports say Antony's Brazilian agent, Junior Pedroso, is claiming in South America that he was the controlling party in the deal.

And then an agency called Sports Entertainment Group are involved too.

The Mirror say SEG are believed to have advised United during the £85.5m swoop for Antony, and therefore also entitled to a fee.

SEG also oversaw Erik ten Hag's move to the Red Devils.

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The fallout appears set to continue, despite Antony already being involved in United training.

Antony took part in training at Carrington yesterday, and looks set to make his debut in tomorrow's clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford.

The Red Devils host the table-topping Gunners off the back of three consecutive wins against Liverpool, Southampton and Leicester.

Ten Hag is expecting big things from his new winger, with the boss saying Antony "will bring temperament and creativity" to his side.

The Dutchman said on his sixth summer signing: "He proved himself already. Champions League, Brazilian national team and Olympic gold medalist. Brazil has a number of players so high talented.

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"You can select two or three teams and he can deal with the pressure. He will bring temperament and creativity.

"Also for him it is a new start and he has to adapt to the team, to the Premier League and to the high intensity. But I'm sure he will adapt."

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