Daley Blind close to making Old Trafford exit
Defender moved to Manchester United in 2014.
Manchester United’s Daley Blind is on the brink of a return to Ajax, Press Association Sport understands.
The 28-year-old swapped the Amsterdam giants for Old Trafford four years ago in a £14million deal.
Blind made 141 appearances for United over that period, but only played seven Premier League matches last term for Jose Mourinho’s side.
The Holland international now looks set to head back to former club Ajax, with a deal worth an initial 16 millions euros (£14.1million) understood to have been agreed. Add-ons could see the fee rise to 21 million euros (£18.5million).
The Dutch side have already signed Southampton’s Dusan Tadic this summer and landed in England for a pre-season training camp on Saturday.
Blind would be United’s first high-profile sale of the summer, although captain Michael Carrick retired and joined Mourinho’s coaching staff.
Highly-rated Porto full-back Diogo Dalot, Shakhtar Donetsk’s Brazil international Fred and veteran Stoke goalkeeper Lee Grant have all joined United as they chase the Premier League title.