Donny van de Beek having Manchester United medical
Donny van de Beek is undergoing a medical ahead of his £40m move from Ajax to Manchester United.
The deal, is expected to be completed in the next few days while the player is on international duty with the Netherlands.
The 23-year-old is having his medical before travelling to the UK following the Nations League games against Poland (September 4) and Italy (September 7).
United have scouted Van de Beek , who has been left out of Ajax’s squad for the Dutch champions’ friendly with Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday amid rumours of an imminent move away.
Van de Beek helped Ajax reach the 2018-19 Champions League semi-finals, scoring four goals along the way and 40 in all competitions over the last three seasons.
Van de Beek was close to joining Real Madrid prior to the coronavirus pandemic, but he did not complete a medical or sign an agreement with the club.
The Government has also that Van de Beek will not need to self-isolate for 14 days in the UK provided he is a registered Manchester United player before either of his games for the Netherlands.
The same exemption currently applies for all Premier League and EFL players away on international duty from the UK, and for those who are competing in games abroad, such as Liverpool’s friendlies being played during their pre-season camp in Austria.
Netherlands is not currently in a travel corridor with the UK.
The summer transfer window will run for 10 weeks from July 27 and close at 11pm on October 5.