Manchester United star Daley Blind revels in Newcastle United misfortune

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The Dutchman is pleased Frank De Boer will not be heading to the North East.

This summer Newcastle United will be looking to appoint a new manager. The club are currently under the management of John Carver on a temporary basis. But the former assistant has not exactly proved himself since taking the role and it would appear a new man will be approached.

One name consistently mentioned with the role is Frank De Boer. The Ajax boss revealed in January, as reported by The Guardian, that the Toon job appealed to him.

But in February those rumours were put to bed. De Boer signed a new deal with Ajax, effectively ending any potential exit to the Premier League.

Which has pleased one Manchester United player. Daley Blind, who left Ajax for Manchester United in the summer, has revealed he is over the moon that De Boer is staying with his beloved club in an interview with Voetbal International:

"It is very positive that he has indicated to remain at the club. De Boer is incredibly important for Ajax.

"He knows everyone in the club, from the youngest youth to the first team, Frank is very involved with each team of Ajax.

"Anyone who has worked with him knows how passionate he is. De Boer is continuously working on making better players and his team "

Blind, whose father Danny is also an Ajax legend, left the Dutch side to join United after impressing at the World Cup in the summer. He worked under De Boer, winning several titles during his time in Amsterdam under the tutelage of the club legend.

So it is little wonder he is so pleased to see him snub the overtures of Newcastle.

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