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Blind: I’m happy in Manchester

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Daley Blind has spoken about how well he has settled in to life at Manchester United after making the transition from Ajax.

"I think I have settled in well," he told MUTV. "We did some [social] stuff with the boys off the pitch and they were very nice and I feel very good with them.

PHOTO: Daley Blind holding Manchester United shirt

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PHOTO: Daley Blind holding Manchester United shirt - originally posted on Soccerlens.com


Daley Blind has completed his move from Ajax to Manchester United on Monday.

Louis van Gaal's side had earlier agreed a deal with the Dutch champions for the transfer of the versatile player to Old Trafford.

PICTURE: Blind with United shirt after joining “biggest club in the world”

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Despite the agreement being made last week, this evening the transfer of Daley Blind from Ajax to Manchester United was confirmed.

"It is a real honour to sign for Manchester United," he said. "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.

DONE DEAL: Ajax Confirm Sale Of Versatile Midfielder To Manchester United

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DONE DEAL: Ajax Confirm Sale Of Versatile Midfielder To Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Daley Blind's move to Manchester United has been confirmed on the Dutch side's official website.

The transfer has been on the cards for quite a while now, but no official confirmation was received from either club until today.

Ajax Confirm Blind Deal

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Ajax have just confirmed that Daley Blind is now officially a Manchester United player.

PHOTO: Daley Blind arrives for Manchester United medical

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PHOTO: Daley Blind arrives for Manchester United medical - originally posted on Soccerlens.com


Daley Blind has arrived in England for his medical before he completes his switch to Manchester United in the final week of the ongoing summer transfer window.

The 20-time English champions agreed a fee with Ajax for the transfer of the 24-year-old versatile star player.

DONE DEAL: Manchester United agree yet another transfer

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DONE DEAL: Manchester United agree yet another transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United on Saturday have confirmed they have completed a deal to sign Ajax star Daley Blind.

The 24-year-old, who can play as a left-back, left wing-back and a defensive midfielder will becomes the Red Devils' fifth signing of the summer transfer window.

Official: Man Utd Confirm Club Have Agreed £14m Deal For Ajax Defender Daley Blind

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By Chris Wright

Love is Blind

Just a few minutes ago, Manchester United have officially confirmed that they have reached a deal with Ajax over the transfer of Daley Blind.

The agreed fee for 24-year-old Blind, who can play in the defensive midfield role or on the left-hand side of the back-line, is believed to be about £14million.

Manchester United agree deal for Daley Blind

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Manchester United agree deal for Daley Blind - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

There is a growing feeling among the Manchester United supporters all over the world that United will actively try to sign few players before the transfer window closes. Even manager Louis van Gaal had hinted that Manchester United could involve in transfer activities in the next 48 hours.

Manchester United Agree £14 Million Fee For Daley Blind, Say Reports

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According to reports in England and the Netherlands, Manchester United have agreed a£14 million fee for AFC Ajax defender Daley Blind. All that is left is for the player to agree to personal terms with the Premier League club, which is expected to be a formality.

Once the transfer isfinalized, Blind will become United's fifth signing of the summer; following the arrivals of Luke Shaw, Ander Herrera, Marcos Rojo and Angel Di Maria.

Daley Blind Will Only Be Sold For ‘Absolute Top Price’, Says Ajax Official

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AFC Ajax director of football Marc Overmars has told the Dutch NewspaperDe Telegraafthat any club interested in signing Daley Blind will have to pay an "absolute top price" for the Netherlands international.

Blind has been a rumored target of Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal following the player's successful stint with Holland's national team during this summer's World Cup in Brazil.

World Cup star’s agent responds to Manchester United rumours

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World Cup star's agent responds to Manchester United rumours - originally posted on Soccerlens.com


The agent of Ajax star Daley Blind has confirmed that Manchester United have not made contact for the services of the versatile player.

According to Talksport, the24-year-old has been a transfer target for the Red Devils since they appointed Louis van Gaal as the successor to the sacked David Moyes.

Manchester United plan €82m spending spree after transfer blow

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Manchester United plan €82m spending spree after transfer blow - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Sky Sports have reported that Angel Di Maria set to touch down in England ahead of his record breaking £63.9m move to Manchester United. The report claims that the Argentine is set to have his medical today at lunchtime to finally complete his move to the Red Devils.

Manchester United plot move for Dutch versatile player

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Manchester United plot move for Dutch versatile player - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Time is running out for Ed Woodward and Manchester United.

Manchester United are in dire need of reinforcement. They have been linked with some world class players but with less than 13 days to go before the window closes, it remains to be seen, whether United can land those targets.

Manchester United target keeping ‘options’ open, could leave at the right price

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Manchester United target keeping ‘options' open, could leave at the right price - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It's no surprise that every Dutch player who performed well in the World Cup in Brazil is keen to reunite with Louis Van Gaal at Manchester United. Reports from the trusted and reliable English tabloid Guardian claim that Ajax star Daley Blind has expressed hisinterest to join the Red Devils should a substantial bid is tabled by the Red Devils.

Agent: €22m Manchester United summer target could join Barcelona

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Agent: €22m Manchester United summer target could join Barcelona - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The agent of Ajax star and Manchester United summer target Daley Blind has hinted the Netherlands World Cup star could join Barcelona in the summer transfer window.

The Red Devils appointed Louis van Gaal as their new manager after the Dutchman took over the reigns at Old Trafford completing World Cup duty with the Netherlands national team.

World Cup Roundup: Five quarter-final stars linked with stunning summer transfers

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World Cup Roundup: Five quarter-final stars linked with stunning summer transfers - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

  • Five World Cup stars linked with blockbuster transfers this summer
  • Soccerlens Tom's World Cup Predictions: France v Germany + Brazil v Colombia

Quarter-Final Five: Top summer transfer fire-startersfrom the last eight

As we enter the latter stages of the 2014 World Cup, it is becoming clear that a select group of outstanding performers are to headline this summer's transfer window, which opened officially on Tuesday, as well as continue to compete for football's most prestigious prize.

Louis Van Gaal: A Short History

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Louis Van Gaal: A Short History - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

A brief look at the new Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal's career milestones.

1951: Born August 8 in Amsterdam.

1972: Signs professional forms with Ajax.

1973: After only one season leaves Ajax to join Belgian side Royal Antwerp.

Liverpool

3 Things We Have Learned About The Champions League After Matchday 2

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Schone Shines

Ajax are going to be hard pressed to outpace either FC Barcelona or Paris St Germain. However, they look comfortable for the Europa League spot at the moment. If they do drop into that competition, I fancy them to do well. The star man for them through the first two fixtures has been Danish internationalLasse Schöne.

Liverpool’s Luis Suarez says he will ‘definitely’ move to Ajax

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Luis Suarez has revealed that he will be rejoining former club Ajax but probably not for a while yet. Liverpool fans might be understandably...

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3 to see: De Klassieker, Fla-Flu and a Premier League title duel

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It's another helter skelter ride of vicious derbies and early title clashes in this week's edition of Just Football's Three to See column. The Premier League is set for another heavyweight battle, while Brazil and the Netherlands are gearing up for the renewal of hostilities in two of their biggest derbies.

The 10 Series 2014/15: 10 of the Eredivisie best young players to watch this season

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We've reviewed the most exciting young players to watch in 2013 from England, Italy, Spain, Germany, France, and The Netherlands. NowThe 10 Series is back with our 2014/15 edition thelowdown on 60 of the best young players in Europe this season.

The 10 Series – Class of 2013 Review: How did the Eredivisie’s most exciting young players of 2013 progress?

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The 10 Series, brought to you by Just-Football.com, is our annual special feature scouting the best young players in Europe.

AFC Ajax 2014/15 adidas Home and Away Kits

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Dutch Eredivisie champions for the last four seasons AFC Ajax pranked manager Frank de Boer [...]

Jasper Cillessen

Ajax Keeper Jasper Cillessen Steals Scene, Scores Majestic Diving Header In Background (Video)

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By Chris Wright

In which, while Ajax youngster Anwar El Ghazi is awarded with the club's Goal of the Month trophy for August, goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen steals the show by scoring September's Goal of the Month in the background with a majestic, floating diving header...

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Ajax Amsterdam präsentiert ein neues, absolut hässliches Trikot!!!

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Ajax Amsterdam präsentiert ein neues, absolut hässliches Trikot!!!

Der holländische Verein Ajax Amsterdam braucht auch mal wieder ein neues Trikot. Dafür hat Marketingchef Edwin van der Sar einige Spieler und den Trainer in sein Büro eingeladen, um ihnen das neue Trikot für die Saison 2014/2015 vorzustellen.

Netherlands Name 23-Man Squad For World Cup 2014

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Netherlands manager Louis Van Gaal has named his 23-man squad for World Cup 2014.

Holland faces a difficult group at World Cup 2014, where they'll play Spain, Chile and Australia. But the Dutch have a strong squad filled with European experience despiteRafael van der Vaart pulling out of contention this week due to an injury.

Arsenal

O novo craque do Bessa

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O Boavista ainda não pontuou neste regresso Primeira Liga e a direcção do emblema axadrezado decidiu fazer um esforço no sentido de dar a Petit mais e melhores opções. E eis que surpreendeu ao assegurar a contratação de Quincy Owusu-Abeyie, um extremo esquerdo que admiro há muito mas que, aos 28 anos, nunca conseguiu verdadeiramente "explodir" e confirmar o talento que demonstrou precocemente.

Arsenal closing in on Veltman as Vermaelen replacement?

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It looks like the Arsenal captain is not going to change his mind about leaving the club. And recent transfer rumours suggest that Thomas Vermaelen has already agreed the personal terms of his potential transfer to Manchester United, where the new Dutch manager Louis van Gaal is apparently planning to use the Belgium international as [.

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Liverpool met with striker’s agent, no agreement yet

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According to the trusted and reliable Gianluca Di Marzio website, Liverpool have today held talks with former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o's representatives.

The recent developments come as a major surprise but it is believed that manager Brendan Rodgers views the Cameroonian as a short term solution after Loic Remy's failed medical.

Analysis: How De Jong’s injury nearly put Netherlands out of the World Cup

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Analysis: How De Jong's injury nearly put Netherlands out of the World Cup - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Netherlands took on Mexico in the round of 16 game, going in as clear favourites to emerge victorious and set-up what would potentially be an 'easy' win to take them into the semi-finals of the competition.

How Daley Blind changed the game for Netherlands against Spain

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How Daley Blind changed the game for Netherlands against Spain - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Four years back there was no gulf in class, there was no superior team, yes one was a higher placed favourite than the other but on paper they were closer than you'd imagine. It was an even affair, with two equally solid & disciplined teams with clear tactical identities.

Ronald Koeman heads the queue for Southampton job

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Ronald Koeman heads the queue for Southampton job - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Although the club are keen to emphasise that no decision has yet been taken concerning a replacement for departed manager Mauricio Pochettino, former Holland international Ronald Koeman appears to be a clear favourite to secure the position.

Ajax 2014/15 Kits

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Ajax 2014/15 Kits - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The Ajax 2014/15 kits, both home and away, have been unveiled, with the EredivisieChampions revealing the kits via a superb publicity stunt involving a number of players, and a beleaguered Frank de Boer.

The Ajax boss was invited along withSiem de Jong, Daley Blind andJasper Cillessen to get a sneak peek of what was billed as the 2014/15 kit, but it was actually a clever ploy to catch their reactions at being shown some abhorrent outfits (fakes, of course).

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Football Art: Hark At This Beautiful Footage Of Feyenoord vs Ajax, Shot Using €20,000 Steadi-Cam (Video)

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By Chris Wright

As shot by Dutch freelance cameramanBen de Graafusing his trusty hi-tech Movi steadicam frame, this footage ofthe pre-game formalitiesbefore Feyenoord's 0-1 home loss to Ajax at the weekend is so beautifully hyper-real that as Pies spotterBrian McClair's Ghost (possibly not his real name) puts it it looks more like a big budget intro from FIFA 15 than actual camera work.

UEFA Champions League - Barca, PSG, Ajax and APOEL clubbed in Group F

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The draw for UEFA Champions League 2014-15 has been completed and Barca has been drawn in to Group F along with PSG, Ajax and Apoel Nikosia. Like last season we will be meeting Dutch Champions Ajax again in Group stage. Ajax may possess some trouble but may not be able to harm us. The biggest test in Group stage will come in the clash with French Champions, PSG.

Revs Add Dutch Striker Castillion

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It was another week, another new forward for the Revolution on Monday after the club acquired Dutch international Geoffrey Castillion via free transfer.

Castillion, a 6-3, 170 lbs. striker, comes to Foxborough following a recent stint with Dutch Eredivisie side NEC Nijmegen, where he scored twice in nine appearances across league and tournament competition in 2014.

Ajax PSV 1-3 Highlights 2014 El Ghazi Depay Narsingh Jozefzoon Goals Video

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Ajax PSV 1-3 Highlights 2014 El Ghazi Depay Narsingh Jozefzoon Goals Video is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter Ajax vs PSV 2014 (Ajax Amsterdam PSV Eindhoven VIDEO BELOW) Final score and result:- Ajax vs PSV 1-3 (El Ghazi/Depay, Narsingh, Jozefzoon) Amsterdam Arena, Amsterdam- 24 August, 2014- 15.

Newcastle United Sign Dutch Striker Siem de Jong

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After a year and a half of penny pinching by Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley, it appears the Magpies are finally willing to spend in the transfer market.

The signing of Siem de Jong from Ajax was completed Tuesday for an undisclosed fee and the player was signed to a six-year contract. The 25 year-old club captain and midfielder scored 7 goals in 19 appearances during the 2013-2014 season for Ajax.

Amsterdam Bluff: Van Gaal is the man for United

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Is Aloysius Paulus Maria van Gaal an arrogant man? Probably. When playing for the Ajax reserves, the Amsterdam-born midfielder claimed that he deserved a chance in the first team, as he was better than the star man occupying the striker position Johan Cruyff.

While Louis van Gaal never emulated Cruyff as a footballer, he has been similarly successful as a manager.