When the season has ended, clubs will be looking to strengthen their squad, among these are Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham. Clubs would be releasing players too. Following the press released by the chief executive of AFC Ajax Edwin Van der Saar, van de Beek and two others will be released at the end of the season. Andre Onana (goalkeeper), nicolas Tagliafico(left back) and Van de Beek are said to be released this summer only at a reasonable and right price. The English club, Chelsea is reported to be interested along with Real Madrid, Tottenham, Barcelona and other big clubs in which Manchester United too is Keen to bring in one of them.
Manchester United is reported to have been after this midfielder for some time and fans have seen the player to be an addition to Ole Solskjaer's team if he eventually signs for the club. The news concerning the France playmaker, Paul Pogba in United is that he is heavily linked to Real Madrid and Juventus making his future in the club uncertain. Ole Gunner Solskjaer will be on the look to sign a replacement if he eventually leaves the club and statistics has shown that the Dutch midfielder, van de Beek will be a better replacement. The hope of the fans must be kept high amidst the rumours going around which is why Man United will be after the 23-year-old midfield player in the summer. For the building project of Man United coach, the 23-year-old easily fits in his team as he looks to build the team with youngsters.
Chelsea, after completing the signing of Ajax's Hakim Ziyech who will be arriving to the club at the end of the season might be looking to sign two other players from the same club. Frank Lampard using this opportunity to sign Andre Onana, one of the players readies to leave the Club at the end of the season as reported. Another club interested in the signature of Ajax goalkeeper is Barcelona. Looking at the future of Marcos Alonso in Chelsea football team, it is uncertain he is going to stay at the club in the summer. Therefore, the position of a left back at Chelsea will be available and the manager will be looking at the availability of players. Nicolas Tagliafico, a left back who is among those to be released by AFC Ajax will be their target during the transfer period. Chelsea is also after the signature of Van de Beek as other elite clubs are interested in signing the Dutch playmaker.
This Dutch playmaker is targeted by Tottenham; Guido Albers, the player's agent has said that the race to sign van de Beek is led by this English club. The arrival of Jose Mourinho in the club has given hope to the team to challenge for the title but, the team is not yet the coach's type of team. This Portuguese coach is a professional who has proven himself in the English and other leagues and has sets of footballers he uses to achieve his goal. Currently, the team seems to lack midfield and the coach will want to strengthen the midfield by signing the Dutch player who is a creative midfielder. Considering the departure of Christian Erikson earlier this year has left the club in want of a creative Midfielder which Van de Beek can fit in easily, he could solve the coach's woes. The playmaker's effort in the Champions League has made him to be seen has one of the best creative midfielder even at his age, he could help and easily fit in the midfield of the team. However, the price tag on this playmaker is still €55million after the confirmation from the club that there won't be discount on any player. Will it be a battle for the rich?
Close to six clubs are already interested in signing either of these players Seeing how they had performed in the previous seasons. Looking back to the previous year, de ligt who was a part of the team that reached the Champions League semi-final along with the rest of these Youngsters had offers from big names. Is the Ajax team the training school of upcoming successful footballers?