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Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek looks set to complete a high-profile move to this summer, in manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first major move of the summer window. 

The 23-year-old midfielder is set to make a £40million move over to England and will form a devastating midfielder partnership with Bruno Fernandes and Paul Pogba. 

Van de Beek will become the 13th Dutch player to represent United in their history, though the 12 who have come before him have had mixed careers at Old Trafford. 

Sportsmail analyses and ranks all of the Dutch players who have represented the Red Devils... 

Sportsmail looks at Man United's best ever Dutch players ahead of Donny van de Beek's arrival

Sportsmail looks at Man United's best ever Dutch players ahead of Donny van de Beek's arrival

Arnold Muhren 

Years: 1982-195

Appearances: 98  

Arnold Murhen (right) scored in the FA Cup final with Manchester United back in 1983

Arnold Murhen (right) scored in the FA Cup final with back in 1983

Arnold Murhen is probably best known for providing the assist for Marco Van Basten's epic volley against the Soviet Union in the 1988 European Championships, but the midfielder did have a successful career in England.

A year after winning the UEFA Cup with Ipswich Town in 1981, Muhren joined and spent three years at Old Trafford. 

He was part of the Red Devils side that beat Brighton in the 1983 FA Cup Final at Wembley and scored a penalty in the replay. That moment proved to be the high-point of his United career and left after being left out of the matchday squad in the 1985 final win against Everton.

Rank: 5/10

Jordi Cruyff 

Years: 1996-2000

Appearances: 58

Highly-rated attacking midfielder Jordi Cruyff's time at Old Trafford was marred with injuries

Highly-rated attacking midfielder Jordi Cruyff's time at Old Trafford was marred with injuries 

fans were excited when the son of Dutch legend Johan moved to Old Trafford from Barcelona in 1996, but the prodigal son's time at United was marred with injuries. 

His career in England began brightly but suffered a knee injury in November 1996 which ruined his momentum. He recovered from the setback to play a bit-part feature at the beginning of United's treble-winning 1998-1999 season, but was sent out on loan to Celta Vigo before the trophies were sealed. 

Rank: 4/10

Raimond Van Der Gouw

Years: 1996-2002 

Appearances: 60

Raimond Van Der Gouw was a reliable second-choice goalkeeper at Manchester United

Raimond Van Der Gouw was a reliable second-choice goalkeeper at

The Dutch goalkeeper was only meant to be brought in as a back-up to Peter Schmeichel, but Van Der Gouw ended up playing a key role in some of 's successful teams. 

The shot stopper impressed whilst deputising in the 1997 Champions League semi-final against and the 1998 quarter-final against Juventus, while he was the first-choice option when the Red Devils won the Premier League in 2000.

Van Der Gouw also coached some of United's younger goalkeepers during his time at the club, so was an important figure in the dressing room too.  

Rank: 6/10

Jaap Stam

Years: 1998-2002

Appearances:  127

Jaap Stam was a frightening option at centre-back for United, winning three top-flight titles

Jaap Stam was a frightening option at centre-back for United, winning three top-flight titles

Stam became the most expensive Dutch player in history by joining United for £10.6million back in 1998 and he made a major difference to a successful United backline. 

The frightening centre-half was a key component in the 1999 treble-winning side but he also won two more Premier League titles at Old Trafford either side of that achievement. 

He was controversially sold by the club for £16million after a fall-out with Sir Alex Ferguson but Stam is still highly-regarded as one of the best defenders to turn out for United.

Rank: 8/10 

Ruud van Nistelrooy

Years: 2001-2006

Appearances: 219

Ruud Van Nistelrooy scored 20 Premier League goals in four out of his five seasons at United

Ruud Van Nistelrooy scored 20 Premier League goals in four out of his five seasons at United

The Dutch forward's temperament was just as good as his goalscoring exploits. Van Nistelrooy was a clinical figure in front of goal though, scoring 20 or more Premier League goals in four out of his five seasons in England's top-flight. 

It is somewhat surprising that the striker only managed to win one Premier League title for

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