Eric Bailly's £30.4m move to Old Trafford was confirmed on Wednesday.

  • 'DREAM COME TRUE' FOR BAILLY.

  • BAILLY COULD BE ONE OF THE BEST, SAYS JOSE


Manchester United signed defender Eric Bailly from Villarreal on a four-year deal - with the option of a further two - subject to a work permit.

The 22-year-old is the first Ivorian who will be wearing the Red Devils shirt.

However, After sealing a move to Old Trafford, he told MUTV: "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.”

And Manager Jose 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."

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