(Watch) Ajax produce brilliant homecoming video for Daley Blind

Daley Blind has finally completed his return move to Dutch giants Ajax.

The Netherlands international initially joined Manchester United from the Amsterdam club back in 2014 but struggled to become a first-team regular again when Jose Mourinho replaced Louis van Gaal.

A utility player – versatile enough to play in defence or midfield – Blind never really got an opportunity to play as a holding midfielder at United, despite there being many times when Michael Carrick or Nemanja Matic could have done with a rest.

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That was purely down to Mourinho, who clearly didn’t rate Blind, and opted to bring through Scott McTominay instead. His departure won’t surprise anyone, although some will argue he should have featured more last season whenever fit.

But he never fit the mould of a typical Mourinho player because he’s wasn’t physical or aggressive enough.

At left-back, United currently have Ashley Young and Luke Shaw. Blind was unable to impress Mourinho enough to sneak up that pecking order, which led to his departure this summer.

However, Blind has sent a truly sincere and heartfelt message to the club on his Twitter account as he bid farewell to Old Trafford.

The welcome video below from Ajax is worth a watch, too. Daley’s going home!

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