Ajax’s director of soccer affairs Marc Overmars wished Donny Van de Beek all the most effective at Outdated Trafford.© AFP
Manchester United introduced the signing of Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek on Wednesday for a reported payment of 39 million euros plus add-ons. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made the 23-year-old Dutch worldwide his first signing of the summer season switch window in a deal that might rise to 44 million euros. Van de Beek, who performed an vital position in Ajax’s run to the Champions League semi-finals within the 2018/19 season, has signed a five-year deal at Outdated Trafford with the choice of an extra season.
“I can’t start to clarify how unbelievable a possibility it’s to hitch a membership with such a tremendous historical past,” he stated.
“I want to thank everybody at Ajax. I grew up there and I’ll all the time have a particular bond with the membership. I’m now able to take the subsequent step in my profession and carry out on the highest degree and there’s no greater commonplace than Manchester United.”
He added: “Having spoken to the supervisor about his imaginative and prescient for this crew, the path that the membership goes in is massively thrilling and I can’t wait to be part of that.”
Van de Beek got here by way of the ranks at Ajax and has gone on to determine himself within the Netherlands nationwide crew.
Solskjaer stated: “Donny has all the technical attributes wanted to carry out on this crew, and has the persona required to succeed at Manchester United.”
“His potential to see area, time his actions and skim the sport will actually complement the qualities that we’ve in midfield and his arrival actually strengthens the depth of expertise we’ve in that place.”
Ajax’s director of soccer affairs Marc Overmars wished Van de Beek all the most effective at Outdated Trafford.
“It is a nice switch for Donny, one which he deserves,” he stated.
“It is also a praise to Ajax’s youth academy, the place he has performed since he was 11. Final summer season there was quite a lot of curiosity in him however, fortunately, we had been in a position to maintain him at Ajax for yet another yr.”
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