Manchester United begin talks with Ajax over defender Jurrien Timber

Dutch champions value centre-back at £43mUnited also interested in Villarreal’s Pau TorresManchester United are in contact with Ajax regarding Jurrien Timber, with Erik ten Hag wanting to make the defender one of his first signings.Ten Hag is a firm admirer of Timber, having given him his Eredivisie debut in March 2020, and the 20-year-old defender was an integral part of Ajax’s title-winning side of the past two seasons under his management.