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​Man Utd signing van de Beek: I've heard all the stories from van der Sar, Blind

Manchester United signing Donny van de Beek admits he has talked about the club with the likes of Edwin van der Sar and Daley Blind.

United have a long history of Dutch players coming to the club, with van der Sar and Blind two of the most prominent ones.

The former is a director at Ajax, while Blind players for the Dutch club. Van de Beek is a recent United signing, penning a five-year contract.

Asked about joining the club by the official website, the Dutchman said: "Thank you. First of all it's really nice. In my career it's a good time to make a step to a nice club.

"I think I have made a really good decision to join this amazing club. I cannot explain [how I feel]. I have heard all the stories from the old players, including Edwin [van der Sar], our old director, and Daley Blind, my old team-mate, and I cannot wait to play for the club."

The reporter asked if van de Beek had talked with van der Sar about the move, and he said: "Yes, I talked with him and he told me a lot of stories about the club and about everything. He told how big the club is and how nice an experience he had with it."

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