Former Man United star comments on Van de Beek’s situation at the team.
has been known as one of Europe's most promising prodigies. The 23-year-old midfielder leftAjax
to joinManchester United
on a $47 million contract.
The Dutch player has not been so lucky at Old Trafford, as he is not getting much play time. He appeared in 21 matches for Man Utd in all competitions, in most of which he came in as a substitution.
Red Devils legend,
has expressed his thoughts on the subject, believing the player expects more play time.
“I’m really surprised he’s not played more minutes.
"I’m 100% certain that he expected to play more.
"The interesting point with the whole van de Beek situation is, what was the conversation in negotiations coming here?
"When you negotiate a contract to go somewhere, you come into the football club knowing where you are, if you’re going to start, or are they going to have to work their way into the team.
"That’s the important part and we don’t know the answer yet. I’m sure from the soundings that his agent has been given off, he expected to be playing games and be a major part of this team.
"It hasn’t materialized so far, and he’s got a Euros to worry about if that goes ahead."