Premier League

Manchester United announce signing of Donny van de Beek from Ajax

Manchester United have completed the signing of Donny Van de Beek.

The NethThe midfielder moves to Old Trafford for a fee thought to be in the region of €39m – plus another €5m in add-ons – and has signed a contract until June 2025 after completing a medical in the Netherlands on Monday.

Van de Beek said: “I cannot begin to explain how incredible an opportunity it is to join a club with such an amazing history.

“I would like to thank everyone at Ajax. I grew up there and I will always have a special bond with the club.

United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was delighted to complete the deal, and said: “Donny has all of the technical attributes needed to perform in this team and has the personality required to succeed at Manchester United. His ability to see space, time his movements and read the game will really complement the qualities that we have in midfield and his arrival really strengthens the depth of talent we have in that position.

“Donny’s performances in the Eredivisie and in Europe have been excellent over the last few years and we are all looking forward to working with him.”

Isaac Darko
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