Ajax Amsterdam star Donny Van Der Beek won’t be joining Manchester United after he agreed on a deal to join Spanish La Liga club Real Madrid according to the Daily Star.
The Dutch international is expected to join Real Madrid in a £47m deal later this year as he’s seen as the long-term replacement for Luka Modric at the Estadio Santiago Bernebeu.
Donny Van Der Beek has been a long-term transfer target for Manchester United dating back to last season when the young Dutchman was painting European football with goals.
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He was part of the Ajax Amsterdam team that won the Dutch league title in the first division last season plus the Dutch Cup after the final win over Willem II.
Manchester United want to strengthen their midfield and Donny Van Der Beek won’t be the man as he’s Real Madrid-bound this summer.
The Red Devils are having serious difficulties in signing players in this January transfer window and that has infuriated the Manchester United Faithfuls.
Manchester United were thought to be close to signing Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes but that is likely far from the current position with the two clubs deadlocked in talks over the goals coring Portuguese international player.