Daley Blind


Daley Blind: Solskjaer needs plan for Ronaldo to flourish

Former Manchester United midfielder believes that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will have to rethink the team’s “orientation” following Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to Old Trafford. The Portuguese international has quickly established himself as one of the first names on the team-sheet at Old Trafford following his shock transfer from Juventus in August.
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Daley Blind hit hard by Eriksen's collapse at Euro 2020

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Netherlands defender Daley Blind had to overcome a “mental hurdle” to play in Sunday’s European Championship match against Ukraine after watching television images of former teammate Christian Eriksen collapse a day earlier. Blind was clearly emotional when he was substituted in the second half of the Netherlands'...

Daley Blind ‘considered not playing’ for Netherlands after Christian Eriksen collapse

Netherlands defender Daley Blind was brought to tears after leaving the pitch in his country's Euro 2020 game against Ukraine following an emotional weekend.Blind is a close friend of Christian Eriksen, who suffered a cardiac arrest during Denmark’s match against Finland in Copenhagen on Saturday. The pair spent three years at Ajax together, from 2010 to 2013, and the former Manchester United has also experienced serious cardiac health issues having been diagnosed with myocarditis.“What happened last night has much impact on me,” Blind admitted. “Not only because Christian is a very close friend of me, but also because of...

Daley Blind considered missing Netherlands match after Christian Eriksen's cardiac arrest

Daley Blind considered missing Netherlands' opening game at Euro 2020 after the cardiac arrest his former club team-mate Christian Eriksen suffered on Saturday. Blind eventually decided to take to the field and broke down in tears after being substituted midway through the second half of the 3-2 win over Ukraine in the Group C match on Sunday.