Netherlands international, Daley Blind has returned to his former club, Ajax from Manchester United.
The 28-year-old player announced his return on Twitter on Tuesday, saying it was “time to go home.”
The midfielder, who also plays as full-back, has signed a four-year deal with Ajax.
He left the for United in a £14 million deal ($18 million, 16 million euros) four years ago.
The Amsterdam-based club said they would pay a transfer fee of 16 million euros for the return of the player with add-ons that could see the fee rise to 20.5 million euros.
“I want to say how proud I am to be a part of the Manchester United family,” Blind wrote on Twitter.
“To play for the biggest club in the world with such a history meant a lot to me. I had 4 great years with 4 trophy’s (sic)!
“I want to thank you for all the love and support I received and still get. I will never forget some of the special games and moments, I will miss you ‘The Theatre of Dreams’! But now it’s time to go home.”
United wrote on their Twitter feed: “We can confirm @BlindDaley has left #MUFC to join Ajax. Thanks for everything, Daley, all the best for the future.”