In the upcoming transfer windows, Manchester United will rekindle their interest in Jurrien Timber, a Netherlands defender for Ajax Amsterdam, according to Italian journalist Rudy Galetti via Football365.
In the summer of 2022, the Red Devils had their eye on the 21-year-old. However, the two clubs were unable to reach an agreement.
However, the Old Trafford club is once again being linked with the center-back’s acquisition. He has been mentioned as a potential replacement for Harry Maguire, the club captain.
Since the introduction of Erik ten Hag to the United dugout, the England international has slipped down the pecking order. The 29-year-old has struggled to get game time since starting the first two games of the season.
The gaffer’s go-to backfield combination has been Raphael Varane and Lisandro Martinez. The French and Argentinean pairing has also been fairly reliable for in defense.
Martinez joined the Red Devils from De Godenzonen during the most recent transfer window. After a productive stint in Amsterdam, he met up with Ten Hag in Manchester.
The decision to sign the Argentine was successful. The majority of fans have grown to like the 24-year-old right away. He has gained the support of the crowd on the field thanks to his aggression and tenacity.
At Ajax, Timber has advanced through the ranks. He won the Eredivisie title while playing alongside Martinez in the backfield the previous year. The 21-year-old is also scheduled to travel to Qatar for the World Cup as a member of the Holland delegation.
The defensive player is no stranger to Ten Hag. And the players the manager acquired from his previous team have adapted well to life at United.
It will be intriguing to see how another Ajax star performs in Manchester under the Dutch manager.
Feyenoord goes into winter break top of the Eredivisie
After defeating Excelsior 5-1 and exciting fans looking at the Eredivisie live scores in the process on Sunday, Feyenoord of Rotterdam leads the Eredivisie heading into the winter break. Ajax and Emmen could only manage a 3-3 tie, and PSV fell to fourth-place AZ 1-0 at home, giving the Rotterdammers a comfortable three-point lead.
Ajax and PSV are tied with 30 points, but the Amsterdammers have lost their last three games, and Alfred Schreuder is facing mounting criticism.
An extensive review of the first half of the season will now be conducted in Amsterdam, according to soccer magazine Voetbal International, as seven Ajax players depart for the World Cup in Qatar.