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Manchester United, News

Van de Beek – I’ve proven that I can improve Man United

Manchester United new signing Donny van de Beek has stated that his time is coming at Old Trafford. The Netherlands star has not started any game for the Red Devils in the Premier League since he arrived from Eredivisie giants Ajax at the beginning of the season in a deal that could rise to £39 million. The 23-year-old has played in the Premier League for a combined 75 minutes thus far and has 1 goal to his name. He has started twice in the UEFA Champions League and twice in the Carabao Cup this term. He played his part for the Netherlands by scoring in the friendly 1 all draw with Spain on Wednesday. When asked about his situation at Manchester United, he said he was happy and that he has shown the potential to make a positive contribution to the Red Devils. "It sounds cliche...
Liverpool FC, Manchester United, News

Van Dijk hails van de Beek’s move to rivals Man United

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has expressed the belief that van de Beek's proposed move to rivals Manchester United is a great step for the midfielder. Reports have indicated that the midfielder is very close to a £40million move from Ajax to Old Trafford. Donny van de Beek has been one of the mainstays in the Ajax side and Manchester United have emerged as favorites to land the Dutch midfielder, beating competition from other clubs that were interested in him. According to reports, the likes of Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur were interested in the midfielder, with the latter reportedly making a last-ditch attempt to seal a deal for the player. Van Dijk has said that the move is a great one for van de Beek and also for the Dutch national team as they look forward to a p...
Manchester United, News

Van der Vaart hails United’s move for Van de Beek

Former Dutch international Rafael van der Vaart has praised Manchester United's swoop for Donny van de Beek and added that the Dutchman is needed at Old Trafford and fully deserves the move to the Premier League as reports have indicated. According to Standard Sport, a £40million deal that will make Van de Beek the first signing under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Manchester United this summer is close to completion. Transfer talks between the two clubs progressed steadily and significantly over the weekend. Manchester United have had eyes on the Dutch international for a while and considered making a move during the January transfer window before eventually settling on Sporting Lisbon's Bruno Fernandes. Van de Beek has established himself and carved a niche for himself as one of the ke...