Who is Manchester United’s deadline day signing Sofyan Amrabat? Here’s absolutely everything you need to know about him…

Manchester United have officially signed Sofyan Amrabat on loan from Fiorentina.

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Who is Sofyan Amrabat?

Sofyan Amrabat is a professional footballer who plays for Manchester United.

He signed for the Red Devils as their last signing of the 2023 summer transfer window, in a deal that sees him joining on loan for a season, with an option to buy.

It was a long time coming for the Moroccan, with his heart set on United since initial links began way back towards the beginning of the window.

Where and when was Sofyan Amrabat born?

Sofyan Amrabat was actually born in Huizen, Netherlands however he has Morrocan citizenship and chooses to represent them at national level.

He was born on the 21st of August 1996, meaning he is currently 26 years old.

What position does he play?

The Moroccan is predominantly a defensive midfielder, but can also operate in the central midfielder role.

He’s particularly competent in the eighth role – which is where he’ll likely be deployed for the Red Devils.

How good is Sofyan Amrabat?

There’s a reason Erik ten Hag was desperate to secure his signature.

The midfielder has been bossing it in Italy for the past few seasons but particularly made his name to the world during the 2022 World Cup, where he was immense for his national side.

We can’t wait to see him in red – but for now, here are some of his best bits.

Sofyan Amrabat Man Utd Stats

Here are the Moroccan’s current stats in red. He’s obviously yet to play a game.

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