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MANCHESTER UNITED have finally completed the signing of Brazilian sensation Antony – and the fans are itching to see him in action.

Erik Ten Hag refused to give up on his summer-long pursuit of the winger.

Erik Ten Hag and Antony spent a number of years together at Ajax


Erik Ten Hag and Antony spent a number of years together at AjaxCredit: Getty

And after months of negotiating and a huge sum of £85.5 million, the new United boss got his man.

But will Antony feature in the Red Devils’ next fixture against Leicester?


Will Antony be playing against Leicester?

Unfortunately for Manchester United fans, they will not get to see their new shiny signing in action against Leicester.

This is due to Antony needing both a visa and a work permit having made the switch from top-flight football in Holland.

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However, reports suggest that the Brazilian international should be in contention to feature for the first time at Old Trafford this weekend.

When will Antony make his debut?

Manchester United’s £85.5 million summer signing is expected to make his full debut against bitter rivals Arsenal.

And this will be Antony’s first ever time coming face-to-face with the Gunners.

When is Manchester United vs Arsenal?

  • Manchester United roll out the red carpet for Arsenal on Sunday, September 4.
  • It is scheduled to kick off at 4:30pm UK time.
  • Old Trafford in Manchester is the allocated arena for this mouth-watering fixture and it can hold a staggering 74,879.
  • Arsenal ran out 3-1 winners when the English giants last met in April earlier on this year.