Erik ten Hag would not be surprised if a number of clubs are circling to sign Antony from Ajax.

The Brazilian winger was linked with Bayern Munich and Liverpool in the summer but remained in Amsterdam, where he has excelled so far this season.

Speaking as a guest on ESPN’s Good Morning Oranje, Ten Hag said he expects Antony to leave Ajax, “If you play a role in the Brazilian selection, it is clear that he will be pulled.”

Ten Hag is not sure on the price, “You don’t know how the market is developing. There is also an economic component. In the Netherlands we are going into lockdown again. What kind of economic consequences does that have? You depend on that, but from a sporting point of view, it is clear that he is an incredible talent. He is going through an incredibly beautiful development. Especially if we perform in the Champions League, then it is clear that he will come into the spotlight and be interesting for a lot of clubs.”

The Ajax boss would also not rule out that he could remain in Amsterdam past his contract, which ends in 2023, “I’m always looking to see if we can improve. If I have that conviction, then we will continue, if Ajax also wants that.”




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