Donny van de Beek had agreed a transfer to Actual Madrid final yr earlier than signing for Manchester United this summer season and was left ‘indignant’ when it fell by way of.
The 23-year-old sealed a transfer from Ajax to Previous Trafford this week for an preliminary payment of £35m.
However the Dutch midfielder had anticipated to make a distinct swap, after agreeing a cope with Actual final summer season.
Van de Beek was nonetheless in talks with the LaLiga giants till January, earlier than the COVID-19 pandemic broke out.
“Every thing was agreed with Madrid, however for some cause it fell by way of.
“On the time I used to be indignant. I questioned if that form of alternative would come spherical once more.
“I suppose it was as a result of the membership [Real] couldn’t promote the gamers they’d deliberate to,” Van de Beek instructed De Telegraaf.