The French attacker is relishing the prospect of performing under the tutelage of Sir Alex Ferguson.
The Clairefontain-trained winger has been capped at Under-19 and U-21 level for his native France, and when pressed with questions regarding his chances of breaking into the senior squad during a World Cup year, Obertan remained coy, preferring to voice a grounded response.
At a press conference today, at which Obertan was revealed to the press, he briefly said, "I will work hard. I want to progress and improve my [game], then we will see [whether I make it into the French squad for the World Cup in South Africa 2010]."
Manchester United are in a positive fiscal position when it comes to transfer negotiations. They received a world-record sum for outbound Portuguese ace Cristiano Ronaldo, who is now at Real Madrid, but Ferguson has only reinforced his squad with two burgeoning talents - Obertan and Luis Antonio Valencia - and experienced Englishman, Michael Owen.
Alan Dawson, Goal.com