The Red Devils announced that they had been given permission to speak to the Netherlands international on Saturday after agreeing a £13.8m deal with Ajax.
And the Eredivisie champions’s manager De Boer appeared to all but confirm the full-back’s move to United after taking to Twitter to pay tribute to the 24-year-old defender.
— Frank&Ronald de Boer (@FrankRonald1970) August 30, 2014
On Saturday morning, the Red Devils announced the news on their official Twitter account, posting: “Manchester United has reached agreement with Ajax to sign Daley Blind, subject to a medical and personal terms.
“A further announcement will be made when the process is complete.”
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) August 30, 2014
Blind made 29 league appearances for Ajax last season, scoring one goal and making one assist.
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