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Ex-Man Utd winger Van Velzen doesn't regret career choices

Former Manchester United winger Gyliano van Velzen has no regrets over his career choices.

Currently tied to Crawley Town, the Dutchman has spent this season on-loan with Aldershot.

“It can go in any direction," he told Voetbalzone.

"I am still very happy with the choices I have made and I really wouldn't have done it differently if I could do it over again.

“Look, you can't make it at Ajax and you can't make it at Manchester United and I think you can't make it better at Manchester United than at Ajax. So in that respect I'm still very happy.

"For example, look at other boys who went abroad at a young age, they will return to a PSV or FC Groningen. I would certainly recommend it to others. They need to know for themselves, of course, but if they asked my advice I would say they can just do it.

"I think you can go to a club at the highest level from Manchester United rather than from Ajax. Just look at a Karim Rekik, Javaîro Dilrosun who now plays at a big club (Hertha BSC), Daishawn Redan. From a United you can always go to such clubs, while I don't think you can go to a VfL Wolfsburg from Ajax or you name it. Then you should think about somewhat lower teams."


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