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Van de Beek ruled out of Netherlands' Euro 2020 campaign

Tue 08 June 2021 | 10:42

The Manchester United midfielder has suffered an injury that will prevent him from playing in the upcoming tournament.

Donny van de Beek

will miss this summer’s European Championships due to injury. The Dutch FA confirmed the former

Ajax

midfielder won’t recover in time for the upcoming Euros and

Frank de Boer

, the team's coach, will not call up a replacement for the tournament.

“Donny van de Beek misses EURO 2020”

The

statement

reads.

“Van de Beek has to let the European Championship pass by. The midfielder is struggling with an injury. As a result, he is not available in time for EURO 2020. Frank de Boer will not call a replacement for Van de Beek. Get well soon, Donny!”

Van de Beek joined

Manchester United

from Ajax last summer. However, the 24-year-old has struggled for game time under

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

as he has found himself behind

Bruno Fernandes

and

Paul Pogba

in the pecking order. Van de Beek’s Manchester United teammate

Marcus Rashford

shared a message of support after the injury news was confirmed by the FA on Tuesday.

“Sorry mate @Donny_beek6 take some time for yourself and keep your head high.”

Rashford wrote on his

Twitter account

.

The Netherlands will start their Euro 2020 campaign with a match against

Ukraine

next Sunday. Frank de Boer’s side will continue their Group C matches with two games against

Austria

and

North Macedonia

on June 17 and 21.


source: SportMob