Manchester United fans delighted after club completes Aaron Wan-Bissaka signing

by Leo Nieboer

Manchester United supporters have expressed their joy after the club completed the transfer of Aaron Wan-Bissaka on Friday.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer placed heavy emphasis on signing a young, energetic right-back after the departure of Antonio Valencia in May.

Wan-Bissaka, who made 35 Premier League starts in a fantastic 2018/19 season for Crystal Palace, was billed by many supporters as a crucial signing for Man United.

The reaction to his signing, which cost United a fee of £45m plus £5m in add-ons, has been understandably buoyant.

Wan-Bissaka may be the club’s fourth most expensive signing of all time but the deal feels like a shrewd piece of business by United.

When you see Manchester City signing Kyle Walker for £50m two years ago, or Real Madrid capturing Ferland Mendy for £47m, spending the same amount for a hugely talented 21-year-old – who will only continue to improve – makes a great deal of sense. United have put off investing in a proper long-term right-back for far too long.

And with Diogo Dalot or Luke Shaw on the other side, United fans can genuinely hope to see two actual full-backs occupying the full-back spots under Solskjaer next season, as opposed to the turgid duo of Valencia and Ashley Young.

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