Welsh winger Daniel James completes his move from Swansea to Manchester United

Paola Ditto
Giugno 13, 2019

Premier League giants Manchester United have completed the signing of Daniel James from Swansea City as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer begins process to bolster his squad for next season. The Premier League is the best league in the world and Manchester United is the ideal place for me to continue to develop as a player. And the 21-year-old has admitted he can not wait to get started.

"Daniel is an exciting young winger with lots of skills, vision, exceptional pace and a good work ethic", said the Manchester United manager. I think every kid grows up wanting to play for Manchester United. The Premier League is the best league in the world and Manchester United is the flawless place for me to continue to develop as a player.

"I am looking forward to working with Ole, meeting the team and getting started, " James said according to Man United website. Subscribe to our SMS sports service by texting "SPORTS" to 22840.

He spoke of his delight and is ready to take the next step in his footballing career with Manchester United.

The move was delayed as James had to link-up with the Wales squad ahead of their Euro 2020 qualifiers against Croatia and Hungary but with those games now out of the way, the youngster has been able to finalise his switch to Old Trafford.

"However, given the level of those performances and the fact he has one year remaining on his contract, it was inevitable that once a club of the calibre of Manchester United came calling it would be virtually impossible to hold on to him".

The likes of Adrien Rabiot, Thomas Meunier, Joao Felix, Bruno Fernandes and Sebastien Haller's names have also been mooted as targets in recent weeks. Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hailed the signing of the speed demon and tipped him to achieve great things at the club.

As for James, Solskjaer is certainly delighted with his first signing of the summer.

Meanwhile, legendary boss Ferguson splashed a healthy £250,000 to lure Viv Anderson from Arsenal in 1987.

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