The chance of acquiring Donny van de Beek is opening in front of Man United after the Dutch midfielder has denied joining Real Madrid. Along with that, Manchester United is ready to sell Jesse Lingard to have more money to recruit Ajax star.
Van de Beek turns on ‘green light’ for Manchester United
The future of midfielder Donny van de Beek (Ajax) is currently receiving special attention. With intelligent play and the ability to read the situation very well, Van de Beek is a bright spot in the middle line of the traditional rich team in the Netherlands. Last season, Van de Beek was explosive with 17 goals in 57 appearances in all competitions. In this season, the 22-year-old midfielder continued to show impressive form with 10 goals and 11 assists after 28 matches in all competitions.
That explains why he became the pursuit of Real Madrid, Man United, Barcelona, Tottenham … Especially, there have been rumors that Real Madrid has reached an agreement to recruit this midfielder from. Ajax for 55 million euros. The Dutch star will join the Royal Spanish Club this summer.
However, everything happened in the opposite direction when Van de Beek himself recently confirmed the future. “I never said yes to anyone. All are still open, ”said Beek. His agent also confirmed that the midfielder did not have any contracts with Real Madrid. “There is no agreement at all. He still has his future open, ”added the Dutch star’s agent.
That move is clearly lighting up the opportunity for Man United because they are very determined in this deal. Coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer highly appreciated Beek‘s ability. He did not hide his intention to have the services of a mobile and intelligent attacking midfielder to add creativity to the midfield that is too dependent on Bruno Fernandes. Beek is also a midfielder but plays lower than Bruno, he tends to rotate the ball and regulate the tempo. Long-range weapons are also a strong point to help Van de Beek is expected to become the middle boss in the near future. Manchester United is running out of patience with Paul Pogba or Jesse Lingard and Andreas Pereira. Therefore, they are willing to sell everything to make a place for he.
In fact, according to the Daily Mail, Arsenal is interested in recruiting Lingard as a backup plan in case they can not keep Dani Ceballos, who currently plays for them on loan from Real Madrid. Arsenal has been quite successful in recruiting Man United players over the years, such as bringing in Danny Welbeck in 2014 or exchanging Alexis Sanchez for Henrikh Mkhitaryan in 2018. Therefore, the possibility of Lingard’s next stop is Arsenal is entirely possible and it will help M.U have more money to bring to he.
13 – If joining Manchester United, Van de Beek will be the 13th Dutch player to play here. Previously, there were 12 players with Dutch nationality joining the Red Devils and most were successful like Ruud van Nistelrooy, Jaap Stam, Robin van Persie, Edwin van der Sar, …
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