Donny van de Beek’s father has described his son’s impending switch to Manchester United as a ‘dream come true’.
Van de Beek, 23, is anticipated to finish a £40million transfer to United from Ajax this week after a dialog with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer satisfied him to maneuver to the Premier League.
Andre van de Beek informed Omroep Gelderland that Nijkerkerveen, the place Van de Beek grew up, ‘is a proud village’ and United are a ‘great membership’. “Ajax is in our hearts,” Van de Beek senior mentioned. “In precept, we are going to by no means be completed there. Taking part in soccer there for one more ten years wouldn’t have been a punishment, then you wouldn’t have heard Donny [complain], both.
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“We appeared round. It is lovely,” Andre van de Beek mentioned of Manchester. “However Donny decides for himself.”
Talks between United and Ajax accelerated over the weekend and Van de Beek was disregarded of the Ajax facet to face Eintracht Frankfurt in a pleasant on Saturday.
Though Tottenham had been closely linked with Van de Beek, it’s understood Spurs didn’t have the funds to rival United for the Dutchman and Jose Mourinho is targeted on signing a back-up striker for Harry Kane.
The MEN revealed United listed Van de Beek amongst their playmaker choices in January, together with Leicester Metropolis ahead James Maddison and Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish. Leicester and Villa each valued their gamers at £80m and United cooled their curiosity in Grealish after Villa averted relegation again to the Championship.
Van de Beek was broadly anticipated to maneuver to Actual Madrid this summer season however the influence of the pandemic left United with a free run on the Netherlands worldwide.
At 23, Van de Beek is considered as the proper age by United’s recruitment division and excelled in Ajax’s knockout Champions League wins over Actual Madrid, Juventus, and Tottenham in 2019.