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·24 August 2022

Ajax forward Brobbey: Erik wanted me at Man Utd

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Ajax forward Brian Brobbey has revealed Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag wanted him to move to Old Trafford.

The 20-year-old striker claimed that he received a text from Ten Hag to see if he would be open to moving to Old Trafford, but rejected his former manager to seal a £14.7million move back to de Godenzonen from RB Leipzig.

Brobbey told Voetbal International: "I absolutely wanted to go to Ajax. Erik also wanted to work with me, texted once if I was open to it, but I thanked him nicely. I wanted to go back [to Ajax]. My friends here, Ajax's playing style, it just wasn't finished yet.

"I first have to really succeed here as a striker of Ajax. That's also how the past six months felt, when I played here on a rental basis. I really had the feeling afterwards: I really have to go back.

"Believe me, in a few years I will provide a nice transfer fee for Ajax and then the club will have made a nice profit.

"There are more good players who play striker: Dusan Tadic, Steven Bergwijn, Davy Klaassen, Lorenzo Lucca. At the moment I am a basic player, but I just have to perform, with good play and goals. Then the trainer can't ignore me and I start in the team."

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