Manchester United have completed the signing of defender Eric Bailly from Villarreal. Cote d’Ivoire defender Eric Bailly will sign a four-year deal at Old Trafford, subject to obtaining a work permit.
Eric Bailly on joining Manchester United: “It is a dream come true to be joining Manchester United. To play football at the highest level is all I have ever wanted to do. “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.”
Jose Mourinho on Eric Bailly: “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.”