Man Utd transfers: Daley Blind revels in dream move to Red Devils

Man Utd transfers: Daley Blind says it is a dream come true to join the Red Devils after sealing £14m move

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff

Daley Blind says it is a dream come true to join Manchester United after sealing £14m move to Old Trafford.

The 24-year-old Ajax defender has signed a four-year deal with the 20-time English champions after passing a medical at the club’s Carrington training ground.

I’m 24 now and I think it’s a good move to make and a chance like this may never come again

Daley Blind

“United are one of the biggest clubs in the world,” Blind told United’s website.

“If you look at their history they have won a lot of cups and they have had players here for their whole career, like Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes.

“Those are players everyone knows about and I am a big fan of them. It’s now a dream come true to play for Manchester United and I’m very happy that I have this chance.”

On leaving Ajax, Blind added: “It’s a little bit crazy! I was with Ajax from seven-year-old which feels like a whole lifetime.

“But I’m 24 now and I think it’s a good move to make and a chance like this may never come again.

“Ajax gave me everything that I needed to be a player in the youth academy and then the first team and I’m really happy that I was there for such a long time, and it was they who helped me get here [to Manchester United].”

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