Arsenal missed out on Donny van de Beek as a result of they couldn’t afford the switch payment, in line with the participant’s agent.
Van de Beek was signed by Manchester United in a deal value a reported £40million.
Quite a lot of groups have been after the Ajax youth product but it surely was the Purple Devils who managed to seal the deal as he penned a five-year contract.
Arsenal have been one of many frontrunners, in accordance the the 23-year-old’s agent Sjaak Swart, however the payment proved too steep.
“Sure, they (Arsenal) actually wished him,” Swart informed Showtime.
“However they simply couldn’t get the cash for a switch. Even the largest golf equipment battle. Arsenal is a good membership, however Manchester United will definitely be an attention-grabbing journey.
“There have been extra golf equipment with curiosity, akin to Actual Madrid, FC Barcelona, Juventus and Arsenal. There have been six in whole.”
Van de Beek has one other connection to the Gunners as he presently dates Dennis Bergkamp’s daughter, Estelle.
The midfielder revealed what recommendation Bergkamp had given him forward of his transfer to Man United.
Van de Beek informed De Telegraaf: “My father in regulation Dennis Bergkamp clearly performed for one more membership, however he’s a legend in England and is aware of precisely the way it all goes within the Premier League.
“He retains telling me that it’s extremely enjoyable and likewise very robust to play there. I’m going to arrange myself for that.”