Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek insisted that an agreement to join Real Madrid was not reached – giving Manchester United a major boost in their pursuit of the talented Dutchman.
Old Trafford’s hierarchy would have accepted that the hijacking of Beek’s van transfer to Spain might be difficult, but could rekindle their interest after the 22-year-old confirmed that his future remains uncertain.
Reports said van de Beek had already agreed to terms with the LaLiga title hunters and would join them at the end of the season.
Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek insisted that an agreement to join Real Madrid should not be reached
The Dutch international was even scheduled to move to Madrid last summer, but stayed at Ajax after the Spanish giants failed to unload Gareth Bale or James Rodriguez.
Amidst growing rumors that a move to the Bernabeu is still awaiting us, van de Beek has clarified his future.
“Playing in the sun is always fun, but no, I haven’t started taking Spanish lessons,” he said in an interview with Helden magazine.
“I haven’t always said” yes “to anyone, everything is open. I know what I have here, I am loved by Ajax and I love Ajax.
Admission gives major boost to Manchester United in pursuit of Dutchman
“My feeling should be positive in a club, not only that they want me, but also that I fit into their game system.
“Of course, I also want to know the playing time they will give me. “
The star’s ability to help connect the offensive game has made it one of Europe’s most coveted proposals.
And the midfielder continued his electric form, scoring 10 goals and providing 11 assists so far this season at club level.
Van de Beek confirmed that he was in no rush to leave Ajax despite countless ties to Real Madrid
But Van de Beek had previously confirmed that he was in no rush to move away from Eredivisie.
“Nothing is official (with Real Madrid). There is no contract. This is the situation. It hasn’t changed throughout the season, “he said.
“I don’t want to choose. Both are great clubs, but as I said before, Ajax is also a great club.
“Therefore, there is nothing to choose from. Everything would be fine. ‘