Man Utd signing Blind defends ex-Ajax pal Vermeer over Feyenoord move
"He is a fantastic goalkeeper, who wants and needs to play," argued Blind.
"So when this comes your way, just before the close of the transfer market, his choice is certainly understandable."
It was revealed Vermeer had an offer from United, himself, on the weekend, but could not take it up as he had already committed himself to Feyenoord.
For the big stories and the banter follow us on Twitter: @tribalfootball