Ten Hag’s United arrival has unsurprisingly prompted links with current and former Ajax players who already have a firm understanding of his tactical philosophy. Jurrien Timber and Antony are two names strongly touted to follow him to Old Trafford to bolster his options at centre-back, right-back and right-wing, three areas he might want to address.
And while Blind doesn’t think the Dutch Eredivisie champions will oversee an exodus this summer, he has admitted they could welcome suitable offers for their top stars. He explained: “I don’t think Ajax will let many players leave. But look, if a club wants to pay the grand prize for Haller or Antony, Ajax will get into it, of course.”
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