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Man United First Signing This Summer Revealed

Amuda Segun

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Donny Van Der Beek

Manchester United have finally made their first signing of the summer following the completion of the deal for Dutch international Donny Van De Beek on Wednesday afternoon.

Before now, the Red Devils have been very quiet in the transfer window and this left their fans infuriated especially with other Premier League heavyweights proving to be very busy in the transfer market.

Donny Van De Beek had earlier been linked with Spanish giants Barcelona before Manchester United swooped in to sign the 23-year-old goalscoring midfielder.

He underwent his medical on Monday after the Red Devils agreed a €44m deal with reigning Dutch Eredivisie champions Ajax Amsterdam.

Van De Beek has penned a five-year deal at the Theatre of Dreams.

He increases competition for places in the Manchester United midfield potentially. Paul Pogba, Bruno Fernandes, Fred, Nemanja Matic, Scott McTominay and Andreas Pereira are the midfielders at the club right now.

Donny Van De Beek has been a goalscoring midfielder at Ajax where he learnt his education as a footballer. He scored eight goals + five assists in 23 league games last season before the Dutch top flight was ended due to Covid-19.

The new Manchester United signing became prominent as part of the Ajax team that stunned all and sundry with a Champions League semi-final appearance during the 2018/19 season.

I am Segun Amuda , Journalist at Thewistle.com. You can also find my articles here on topics related to Football. Outside Blogging, I have a keen interest in watching English Premier League Games. For any queries or issues related to articles on our website, kindly get in touch.