OFFICIAL: Manchester United sign Bailly

The former Villarreal center back who can also play in any of the back four positions joined the premier league giants in a fee reported to be in the region of £30 MILLION.

The Ivory Coast International has penned a four year deal with the option of another two years.This is what Eric Bailly told MUTV after signing the contract :

“It is a dream come true to be joining Manchester United,” Bailly told the club’s official website.Bailly after signing

“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 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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