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Blind: “It’s an honour to join United”


New Manchester United player Daley Blind has spoken of delight about signing for the Red Devils.  

The versatile left-back will be used as a defensive midfielder it has been confirmed, with Blind working under Van Gaal regularly during the manager’s reign as Netherlands boss. 

Daley Blind said: “It is a real honour to sign for Manchester United.

“I have been at Ajax since I was seven years old and I will always have very fond memories of the club and of my time there.

“Louis van Gaal is a tremendously talented coach, I have worked with him at Ajax and also for the Netherlands national team and I cannot wait to work with him at the biggest club in the world.”

Louis van Gaal said: “I am delighted Daley has signed for the club.

“He is a very intelligent and versatile footballer that can play in many positions.

“Daley is a great reader of the game, he has played under my philosophy over a number of years and he will be a great addition to the team.” 

By Ollie Brown

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