Manchester United star Blind joins Ajax


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.”


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