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Man Utd signing van de Beek: Bergwijn tried recruiting me to Tottenham

Donny van de Beek has revealed Netherlands teammate Steven Bergwijn tried to get him to join Tottenham.

The 23-year-old midfielder instead signed for Manchester United in a deal worth £40m.

"Steven Bergwijn texted me to see whether I would play for Spurs," he told Algemeen Dagblad. "But I chose United.

"I felt ready for the next step. This was the time to go. That is why I was on the phone with my agent last weekend. In the end, there was an agreement."

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