The multipurpose 24-calendar year-previous has arrived from Ajax on a 5-year agreement, with the Purple Devils spending an first cost of about £48, which could increase to over £56m with insert-ons.
The Argentina global is envisioned to participate in at centre-again, but can slot into midfield and fill in at complete-again as perfectly, with manager Erik 10 Hag figuring out all about his capabilities thanks to their time with each other in the Eredivisie.
Martinez will be a new experience to a lot of Premier League followers, but with a nickname like ‘The Butcher of Amsterdam’ he arrives with a feisty popularity.
The new arrival clarifies that he has often been prepared to fight on and off the discipline, which was a necessity again at household.
‘Our tradition is a good deal of passion,’ Martinez explained to the Manchester United web-site. ‘Especially in soccer. As a participant, I still left my home when I was 14 years old, so then you have to choose responsibility on on your own.
‘At 14 many years previous, you have to be a gentleman. Then you have to battle for everything. You have to battle for meals, you have to fight for your spouse and children, you have to combat for your team. Then you find out a great deal: how challenging lifetime is.’
Martinez has promised admirers and his new teammates that they can expect plenty of hard work from him, and he is presently impressed by the supporters at Previous Trafford.
‘I will give my 100 for each cent every single recreation, in each and every teaching [session],’ he said. ‘For positive, also the group, we will do it. We will perform as a crew.
‘For confident, I know the fans from Manchester United – I view videos, and when I look at a recreation, and some views also, the supporters from Manchester United are so passionate. But I like that passion, mainly because football is about it also.’
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