Ajax and Manchester United FC have reached an agreement for the transfer of Daley Blind. The international is expected to sign a four-year contract which will then take effect immediately until June 30, 2022. Ajax will pay a transfer sum of 16 million euro to Manchester United, and this amount could potentially increase a maximum of 20,5 million euro due to variable factors.
Blind (Amsterdam, March 9, 1990) left Ajax in the summer of 2004 for the English record-holding champion. He has played in a total of 141 official matches for Manchester United. With the team, he’s won the UEFA Europa League the FA Cup, the League Cup and the FA Community Shield.
Blind was with Ajax’s youth academy since age 8. The made his debut in the first team on December 7, 2008, in the FC Volendam – Ajax (1-2) game. The left-footed player was loaned out to FC Groningen in the second half of the 2009-2010 season. He has played in a total of 143 official games to date with Ajax’s first team, and has scored three times. He won the championship four times with Ajax: 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. The Ajacied also won the Johan Cruijff Shield in 2013.