Young striker Daishawn Redan has confirmed that he is to sign his first professional contract with Ajax which ends speculation over a move to Manchester United.

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The 16-year-old goal machine was heavily linked with a move to Manchester United in January and reportedly visited the Premier League giants training ground.

However, speaking to, Redan has confirmed that his intention is to remain with Ajax and become the first choice striker at the club.

He said, “My parents take care of my business. The trust I have in them is the highest, so I don’t have an agent, but I let them take care of it.

“The club knows what I want and that is to get in the first team. I want to be the first-choice striker of Ajax. There is a contract coming my way here and I will definitely sign it.”

On Manchester United’s interest, Redan added, “If you know a club like Man United is interested, that only gives you confidence and you will do everything you can to get better. I know when I heard about the interest, I was sick that week and was in my bed,” he added. “Then I saw a lot of rumours on Instagram and other media.”

Redan is currently a part of Ajax’s U19 side, and has scored 15 goals this season. He has represented Netherlands up to U17 level.

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