You might already realize for the past few months, there is quite a lot of Dutchman player that considered as a wonder kid and dragged along for this summer transfer window's news. Maybe you have heard about Frankie de Jong and Matthijs de Ligt. Both of them are Ajax Amsterdam's star and become the center of a tug of war in several top European clubs. And now, another name came out on the news.
The player is Dillon Hoogewerf, another Ajax wonder kid. The player has confirmed he's completed a move to Manchester United. The forward is widely known to be linked with a move to The Red Devils side. Other than that, last May Ajax has confirmed that the forward was set to leave the Amsterdam club.
Dillon Hoogewerf is a 16-year-old forward who is regarded as one of the Dutch wonder kid. He is considered one of the star performers in Ajax's academy and his performance last season for the Ajas U-17. He scored 10 goals and laid on six assists, hence, he caught Manchester United's eye.
The teenager confirmed on his Instagram page right after the deal finished. He uploaded a video into his Instagram account for the announcement. The video starts with Dillon Hoogewerf in Ajax Amsterdam shirt and ends with him wearing a Manchester United kit with Red Devils anthem being played in the background.
Man United Signed Top Talents Before They Reached The First Team
Manchester United are expected to pay an undisclosed compensation fee for the young striker which Ajax Amsterdam is due for having developed the teenage player in their academy for the past few years.
The wonder kid becomes Ole Gunnar Solksjare's first signing after he appointed as Manchester United's boss. But the young player is believed to start in Manchester United's reserves before making the step-up to the first team.
When poker Malaysia looked back, Manchester United indeed plundered the Dutch market in recent years. They've signed several Dutch players, such as Tahith Chong, Timothy Fosu Mensah, and Millen Baars. And seemingly it's a part of Manchester United's plan to sign top talents before they reach the first-team level, therefore they could avoid pursuits of the likes of Matthijs de Ligt, who they failed to get this summer as his club demand to sign for around 80 million pounds.