Crystal Palace sell Aaron-Wan Bissaka to Manchester United

BY RICHARD CAWLEY

Aaron Wan-Bissaka has completed his £55million move from Crystal Palace to Manchester United.

The right-back, 21, has signed a five-year deal at Old Trafford with the option of extending that by a further 12 months.

Wan-Bissaka said: “It’s an unbelievable feeling and an honour to call myself a Manchester United player and something I know that only a small number of players have the privilege to say.

“I can’t wait to get going and integrated into the squad. I will have a short break now after the European Championships but I’m looking forward to starting training with the manager and my new team-mates on the pre-season tour.”

United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said: “Aaron is one of the best upcoming defenders in the Premier League. He has the right work ethic, talent and mentality to play for Manchester United and he fits exactly the type of player that we are looking to bring into the squad to help us improve and push on further.

“Aaron is a young, hungry player and eager to learn and that’s important at his age. I am delighted he has signed with us and we look forward to continuing his tremendous development so far.”

IMAGE BY KEITH GILLARD


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