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Sneijder claims van de Beek 'better fit' at Man Utd than Real Madrid

Netherlands legend Wesley Sneijder thinks Donny van de Beek made the right decision to join Manchester United.

The 23-year-old signed for United from Ajax last week in a deal worth £40m.

Real Madrid came close to signing van de Beek in January, but Sneijder believes United are a 'better fit'.

He told Voetbal International: "Now is the right time.

"Manchester United is a fantastic club and I think he is a better fit there too.

"English football suits him better than Spanish football. He is a complete player. I really like his running actions.

"He is someone who makes space, has a lot of depth and always looks for the right moments to go deep.

"He is always in the right place and always keeps playing football."

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