We all want some normality in our lives, and what’s extra normalising than some good old style switch hysteria surrounding Ajax’s most highly-coveted property?
It was Matthijs de Ligt and Frenkie de Jong final summer season, however ever since his compatriots’ transfer to Juventus and Barcelona respectively, Donny van de Beek has stepped into the limelight.
The midfielder’s transfer to Real Madrid has been reported to the hilt, virtually turning into parodical at instances, however that has eased off in latest weeks – and it was even claimed final month that Manchester United might be ready to steal him from beneath Los Blancos’ noses.
That, let’s be sincere, is unlikely, however in any case, Van de Beek is in no hurry to decide. Alluding to Real’s alleged curiosity, he admitted he ‘has not began Spanish classes but’, so if he has decided on the place he shall be taking part in his soccer past this season, then he is hiding it nicely.
“My feeling have to be good at a membership. How a lot do they need me?” Van de Beek instructed Helden, as per Goal.
“But I even have to slot in with the system that’s being performed and naturally I additionally wish to have an summary of taking part in minutes.
“Playing within the solar is at all times good. But no, I definitely haven’t began taking Spanish classes but.
“I’ve not mentioned sure to anybody, all the pieces continues to be open. I do know what I’ve obtained right here, I’m cherished in Ajax and I really like Ajax.”
The midfielder, who turns 23 this month, netted ten targets and registered 11 assists in all competitions previous to soccer’s enforced hiatus, and it is thought Ajax stand subsequent to no probability of preserving maintain of him.
The reluctance to decide to a transfer isn’t any new technique from his PR workforce, nonetheless.
When requested final month, he expressed incredulity on the nature of the reporting surrounding his future, saying claims he was on the verge of a Madrid transfer had been ‘untimely’.
“It is not sensible, I can’t management what folks say,” he mentioned. “I believe it’s untimely. I’ve typically mentioned: I can’t hurry; I’m tremendous right here. If it occurs, it occurs.”