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Ajax, Manchester United finalize transfer of Daley Blind

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Manchester United and Ajax have finalized a deal to send Daley Blind to United, the clubs announced Monday.

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Blind, who had been at Ajax since his youth career, joins Man U on a four-year contract for a £14 million transfer fee.

With United, Blind will play for Louis van Gaal, his coach with the Netherlands national team.

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"It is a real honor to sign for Manchester United," Blind said in a statement.  "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."

Blind won the Golden Boot as the best player in the Eredivisie last season.

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