Man United to beat Arsenal and Chelsea to midfielder, will sign this week

van gaal00Manchester United fans in the Transfer Tavern have breathed a sign of relief after finally seeking a breakthrough in a long and fiercely contested chase for a quality midfielder.

The Daily Mail states the Red Devils have seen off competition from Premier League rivals Arsenal and Chelsea to seal a deal for Ajax’s highly-rated wonder-kid Tahith Chong.

United are amongst a number of interested parties who have been tracking the talented 16-year-old for the past year but Louis Van Gaal’s side have emerged victorious in the hunt for the player’s signature, as reports state he’ll sign in the coming days.

The young midfielder is the latest big name to breakthrough from Ajax’s famous youth ranks that have brought world football the likes of Dennis Bergkamp, Edgar Davids and the late Johan Cruyff.

Ajax’s very strict player development model is highly-renowned in world football and Manchester United will be exciting about the possibility of crafting Tahith Chong into a first-team star in the future.

United fans, do you believe Chong can become a star at Old Trafford? Let us know in the comments below!

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