- Manchester United paid an initial fee of $47 million for Van de Beek
- I cannot begin to explain how incredible an opportunity it is to join a club with such an
Excellent history: Van De Beek
Midfielder Donny van de Beek from Ajax, Netherlands, has been signed from Manchester United for £35m, plus £5m in add-ons, on a five-year contract, the premier league said on Wednesday. He joined Ajax at the age of 11 and scored 41 goals and provided 34 assists in 175 appearances. He even helped them to win the Dutch league title 2018-19.
The 23-year-old decided to join on a five years deal with an option to extend it for an additional season. “ I would like to thank everyone at Ajax. I grew up there, and I will always have an amazing bond with the club,” said Van de Beek. Now he could make his United debut in the club’s opening match of 2020-21.