Manchester United have their eyes on the Dutch midfielder Donny Van De Beek as their first summer signing.
Multiple reports in Europe claimed that Manchester United is going to flash the cash for the Ajax star. Ajax has set a €40m price tag for the midfielder.
FC Barcelona and Real Madrid were initially interested in the midfielder. But no official bid was made by any club. Manchester United was also monitoring the midfielder for a long time.
Manchester United wanted Jack Grealish from Aston Villa. But they didn’t want to spend €80m on him. Now they want the Ajax star.
Manchester United finished 3rd the premier league last season and will be playing in UEFA Champions League in the upcoming season. They need some quality players in the team to fight for all the titles. But they are yet to sign any player till now. Ajax midfielder can be the first one.
Manchester United are in contact with Donny Van de Beek agents by weeks – he’s been scouted for many months.— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) August 29, 2020
He’s considered an ‘opportunity’ but Ajax are still waiting to receive an official bid. Barcelona are denying any contact to sign Van de Beek. 🔴 #MUFC #ManUtd #vandebeek
“Donny Van de Beek would love to join Premier League and he’s waiting for an official bid after clubs have contacted his agents on last weeks. Ajax will let him leave if any club will match the price tag [around €40M]”, reported by Fabrizio Romano.
“Ajax have excellent relationship with Manchester United – they already know how much Man Utd are interested in Donny van de Beek. But they’re still waiting for an official bid to be submitted. Barcelona are so quiet by weeks on VdB.”
Ajax have excellent relationship with Manchester United – they already know how much Man Utd are interested in Donny van de Beek. But they’re still waiting for an official bid to be submitted. Barcelona are so quiet by weeks on VdB. 🔴 #MUFC #Ajax #transfers— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) August 30, 2020
Manchester United legend Edwin Van Der Sar is the marketing director of Ajax. So United has an advantage in negotiating a deal with Ajax.
Ajax manager Eric Tan Haag said after Van De Beek’s departure: “Agreements have been made with him for a transfer so when this opportunity arrives for him, we will cooperate. He is an absolutely key player for us, a very modern midfielder with lots of depth in his play. It’s clear that we will miss him a lot once he’s gone.”.
Donny Van De Beek has been left out of the Ajax team for the practice match against Eintracht Frankfurt and Union Berlin as it confirmed he will leave the Netherlands side this summer.
It will be a great signing for Manchester United and he will surely increase the depth of the squad.
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