Manchester United midfielder Donny van de Beek has opened up about his lack of enjoying time on the membership and mentioned it has been “mentally troublesome” at instances.
The 24-year-old moved to Outdated Trafford from Ajax final summer season for £40 million however solely began 4 Premier League video games final season and was an unused substitute within the Europa League defeat to Villarreal.
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The Netherlands worldwide has didn’t play a single minute within the opening three league matches this marketing campaign and mentioned it has affected his confidence.
“I feel the beginning was good, my first sport I scored [against Crystal Palace] and I feel I did properly however after that it is troublesome if you happen to’re probably not within the crew and if you happen to’re ready in your probability,” he informed Rio Ferdinand’s Vibe with 5 podcast.
“That is not straightforward if you happen to’re not enjoying, additionally not for the arrogance. However, OK, the primary 12 months you come from a special competitors and it is regular that it is advisable have time to adapt and all the things however after all you aren’t completely satisfied. I need to play. That’s clear.
“That is so exhausting, additionally mentally. It is so troublesome, the one factor you are able to do is prepare actually exhausting every single day, I attempt to enhance and simply wait in your probability. It is the one factor I can do. If the second is there I’ve to be prepared.
“If you happen to’re not enjoying you possibly can sit there and simply be offended however that is not the important thing to coming into the crew. It’s important to do all the things and likewise assist them when you may. In fact typically you are offended, each participant will get that, however you are not going to point out them if you happen to do not prepare exhausting any extra, then you definitely give the supervisor a purpose to play with out you. I feel that is the important thing, all the time be constructive.”
Though Van de Beek stayed on the membership this summer season amid hypothesis round his future, sources have informed ESPN that United are keen to add another midfielder to the squad next season and want to sign West Ham United’s Declan Rice.
Van de Beek also said he has spoken with United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and he is confident of enjoying more minutes on the pitch this season.
“I need to trust him,” Van de Beek added. “If he doesn’t need me I think he will let me go. I think he has plans for me, I just need to work hard and I hope one day I can show the people what I can do.
“I speak with the manager about it and the club. They were clear they want me to stay here. The manager was really positive about me and he said: ‘I need you and I want to keep you here because what I see every day in training now is a different Donny.'”