"This team has some of the best midfielders in the world and I know that I can learn from them and also bring my own strength to the group. Having spoken to the manager about his vision for this team, the direction that the club is going in is hugely exciting and I cannot wait to be a part of that," explained Van de Beek, who will wear the No. 34 shirt in memory of former teammate Abdelhak Nouri.
On October 12, Dragan Skocic's men will host Tajikistan in the Iranian capital Tehran.
"I cannot begin to explain how incredible an opportunity it is to join a club with such an amazing history. I would like to thank everyone at Ajax, I grew up there and I will always have a special bond with the club. I am now ready to take the next step in my career and perform at the highest level and there is no higher standard than Manchester United," said Van de Beek on the Manchester United website.
Nouri suffered brain damage after having a heart attack during a game in 2017.
"These are needless deaths. Needless. We should be similar to most countries on the planet, and yet, we are an embarrassment, and a tragic embarrassment," Lurie added.
By winning the cup, the Tabriz-based team will directly participate in next year's AFC Champions League. Enditem
In the 65th minute, Dalian's Ke Zhao added a goal of his own and sealed the 4-0 victory.
The fact that three German coaches made it to the Champions League semifinals tells the story of a successful coaching education system, he underlined.
Bale added that despite apparently not being in Zidane's plans, Madrid had stopped him moving last season.
The 23-year-old Dutchman has signed a five-year contract at Old Trafford, with an option to extend by a further year. The transfer fee is 39 million euros (46 million U.S. dollars), which may increase to 44 million euros if certain clauses are met.
Flamengo netted twice in quick succession after the restart: first with a stunning first-time effort from playmaker Everton Ribeiro and then with a cool Arrascaeta finish after a counterattack.