'Here we go' - Fabrizio Romano confirms first Manchester United summer deal

Donny van de Beek, Tyrell Malacia, Marcus Rashford, Bruno Fernandes of Manchester UnitedDonny van de Beek, Tyrell Malacia, Marcus Rashford, Bruno Fernandes of Manchester United
Donny van de Beek, Tyrell Malacia, Marcus Rashford, Bruno Fernandes of Manchester United | Manchester United via Getty Images
Man Utd are set to complete their first transfer of the summer transfer window.

Manchester United are set to complete their first sale of the summer transfer window with Donny van de Beek on the verge of joining Girona.

Transfer expert Fabrizio Romano took to social media on Wednesday to bring details of the deal, while also using his famous 'here we go' adage to emphasise just how certain the sale was.

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United are set to earn an initial €500k fixed fee for the Dutchman, with achievable add-ons that will likely bring the overall fee up to the €4million or €5million mark. There are a number of extras that could potentially make it a deal worth €15million, though these are less likely to be triggered.

It is understood United will also have a sell-on clause included in the deal, meaning that while they might not initially make much from the deal, they could claw back some of their investment if he rediscovers his form.

Van de Beek's permanent sale would signify an initial loss of €38.5 million, four years after they paid an €39m plus a possible €5m in add-ons to sign him from Ajax.

The 27-year-old started just four matches while on loan at Eintracht Frankfurt and the Bundesliga side opted against their option to sign him permanently for £9.5 million. During his four seasons at Old Trafford, the Dutch midfielder has made just 62 appearances across all competitions and last played a full 90 minutes when he was on loan with Everton in March 2022.

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