Manchester United have confirmed that new signing Andre Onana is ready to put on the quantity 24.
Our new recruit will put on #️⃣2️⃣4️⃣ 👊
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) July 20, 2023
The membership formally introduced Onana’s arrival in an announcement after weeks of negotiations with Inter Milan.
David de Gea’s unceremonious departure noticed United velocity up their pursuit of the Cameroonian, who didn’t hesitate on the likelihood to play within the well-known crimson colors.
Many followers would have anticipated Onana to take De Gea’s primary jersey, however he has opted to stay with 24.
This is identical shirt quantity he donned throughout his time on the San Siro.
As on this case, Onana selected the quantity 24 when he accomplished a swap from Ajax to Inter a 12 months in the past as a free agent.
His teammate Samir Handanovic retained the primary regardless of being lowered to a secondary position for many elements of final season below Simone Inzaghi.
Handanovic additionally not too long ago left Inter and the Serie A giants are working to exchange the Slovenian.
Whereas working with Erik ten Hag on the Johan Cruyff Enviornment within the Netherlands, Onana additionally sported the quantity 24. It’s clear the quantity has some kind of sentimental that means for him going by him repeatedly choosing its continuity.
The 27-year-old is now in a race towards time to be out there for United’s pre-season pleasant conflict towards Arsenal on Saturday.
He travelled to the US earlier at this time after passing his medicals and signing his contract.
The Athletic’s Laurie Whitwell studies that the shot-stopper is firmly in competition to play a component towards the Gunners however that is but to be conclusively determined.
Andre Onana confirmed as a Manchester United participant. Indicators contract to 2028 with non-obligatory additional.
— Laurie Whitwell (@lauriewhitwell) July 20, 2023
For Ten Hag, the principle constructive is that he has lastly received his major man. Consideration is now on different potential recruits akin to Rasmus Hojlund.