Eric Bailly Sign Man United Deal – Jose Mourinho First signing Manu – Manchester United have confirmed the signing of defender Eric Bailly from Villarreal, and the Ivory Coast centre-back who is just 22 year old has penned a four-year deal, with the option for a further two years, and becomes Jose Mourinho’s first signing at Old Trafford.
Eric Bailly who is Ivory Coast centre-back was part of the Africa Cup of Nations-winning team in 2015, arrives for a reported fee of around £30 million. Eric Bailly joins Manchester United subject to work permit
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“I want to progress to be the best that I can be and I believe working with Jose Mourinho will help me develop in the right way and at the right club. I am looking forward to meeting my new team-mates and to starting this new chapter of my life.”
Mourinho added: “Eric is a young central defender with great natural talent. He has progressed well to date and has the potential to become one of the best around.
“We look forward to working with him to help nurture that raw talent and fulfil his potential. Eric is at the right club to continue his development.”
So it is now well noted that Eric Bailly is Jose Mourinho’s first Manchester United signing and possible Zlatan Ibrahimovic will follow as second signing for Manchester United