Surprisingly, the Cameroonian international has chosen to wear the No.24 shirt at Manchester United. He wore the same jersey number for Ajax and Inter Milan.
As a result, the No. 1 shirt, which was last worn by Spanish veteran David De Gea, remains unfilled.
According to media sources, Manchester United and the Nerazzurri have agreed on a fee and pay package totaling £73 million.
After weeks of negotiating, the 20-time English champions were able to reach an agreement with the Serie A giants for a sum of £47 million (including bonuses).
Onana inked a contract that will pay him roughly £5.2 million every season, totaling £26 million over the next five years.
The African shot-stopper is scheduled to join his teammates in the United States, and according to The Telegraph, he hopes to play in this weekend’s pre-season friendly against Arsenal.
The 27-year-old succeeded under Erik ten Hag at Ajax and won many trophies in the Netherlands; also, he was one of Inter Milan’s finest keepers last season.
Now that he has signed, Manchester United must work as hard as they can to find a new center forward. Keep an eye on this space for the most recent transfer news.