Departed Manchester United player happy to join club after two-and-a-half years

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It’s now been confirmed as a done deal, as Daniel James has officially left Manchester United for Leeds United on transfer deadline day.

James almost signed up for Leeds two-and-a-half years ago, but he eventually sealed a move to Manchester United.

Upon signing for Leeds, James has revealed that he’s happy to join a club who has wanted him for so long.

“It’s been a bit of a whirlwind for me, a bit of a crazy time. But I’m here now, I’m grateful for the club being interested in me, still believing in me from that time two-and-a-half years ago,” James told Sky Sports.

“I’m happy to be here and I can’t wait to play in front of these fans.”

He then added: “There’s always been interest since I nearly signed from Swansea.

“I think there wasn’t much going on in the last day or two, it happened very quickly, I’ve got my head around it and this is where I want to be moving forward.”