manchester united secure loan signing of sofyan amrabat from fiorentina with option to buy for £8m, fulfilling erik ten hag's deadline day wish

Manchester United has confirmed the loan signing of Sofyan Amrabat from Fiorentina for a fee of £8 million. The midfielder will join the Italian club with an option to buy for £21 million. This move comes as a relief for Fiorentina manager Erik ten Hag, who finally gets his man on deadline day.

Amrabat, 24, has been on Fiorentina’s radar for some time now, and they have been pursuing him throughout the transfer window. The Dutch-Moroccan midfielder is known for his versatility and ability to play in various positions in midfield.

Manchester United, on the other hand, were willing to let Amrabat go on loan to gain more playing time and experience. With stiff competition for places in midfield at Old Trafford, the loan move to Fiorentina provides Amrabat with an opportunity to showcase his skills and potentially secure a permanent move.

The loan deal includes an option for Fiorentina to purchase Amrabat for £21 million at the end of the season. This gives the Italian club the chance to assess the player’s performance before committing to a long-term deal.

Erik ten Hag, the Fiorentina manager, expressed his delight at finally securing the signing of Amrabat. He believes that the midfielder’s technical ability and versatility will be valuable additions to the team. Ten Hag also praised Amrabat’s work ethic and determination, which he believes will be crucial in helping Fiorentina achieve their goals this season.

Amrabat started his professional career at FC Utrecht before moving to Feyenoord in 2017. He then joined Fiorentina in 2020 and has since made 56 appearances for the club. His performances have caught the attention of several top clubs, including Manchester United.

The loan move to Fiorentina presents an opportunity for Amrabat to further develop his skills and gain valuable experience playing in one of Europe’s top leagues. It will also provide him with the chance to prove himself to Manchester United and potentially earn a permanent move to the Premier League club in the future.

Both Fiorentina and Manchester United will be hoping that this loan move proves beneficial for all parties involved. Amrabat will have the chance to continue his development, while Fiorentina will have the opportunity to assess his suitability for a long-term contract. Manchester United, on the other hand, will be monitoring Amrabat’s progress closely and evaluating whether he has a future at the club.

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