Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has “taken the p*ss” out of Donny van de Beek, in response to Paul Ince, who says the £40 million ($54m) midfielder was sold a “dream” by the Manchester United boss.
United spent big money to prise Van de Beek away from Ajax in September 2020, tying him all the way down to a five-year contract.
A lot was anticipated of a midfielder that shone frequently at Johan Cruyff Environment, however, he has but to earn a daily place in Solskjaer’s starting XI, a lot to the bemusement of Ince.
Man Utd fans get behind Van de Beek
Van de Beek has been restricted to simply two Premier League appearances for United up to now this season, together with a 10-minute cameo in their 2-0 derby defeat to Manchester City on Saturday.
The loudest cheers from the home faithful over the course of the 90 minutes have been reserved for when the Dutchman was warming up and when he ultimately got here on in a game that noticed the Pink Devils lack an artistic spark in the course of the pitch.
Ince slams Solskjaer
Ince has now accused Solskjaer of creating false guarantees to Van de Beek upon his preliminary arrival at Previous Trafford.
“Donny van de Beek will get 4 minutes in opposition to Atalanta. What worries me is the alternatives Ole makes,” the ex-United captain has informed The United Stand.
“That is what he mentioned and Donny thought, ‘f*CK me, that is my dream, that is what I’ve been ready for’. Two years down the road he’s on the bench. Ole’s really taken the p*ss out of him.
“Not solely has he taken the p*ss out of him, he provides him 4 minutes in opposition to Atalanta after which goes, ‘oh by the best way, right here’s your probability, go and have 10 minutes in opposition to Manchester City the place we’ve not touched the ball for 85 minutes and present me what you are able to do’.
“If I’m Donny van de Beek I might’ve said, ‘f*CK that, I’m not going on now, you need me to go on for 10 minutes after we haven’t touched the ball for 88 minutes?’. Now you’re taking the p*ss out of him much more.”
What about Lingard and Pogba?
Ince feels Jesse Lingard has additionally been arduously done by, having been reduced to a bit-part position as soon as once more following his return from a profitable mortgage spell at West Ham.
Former England international added: “It’s decisions like that that baffle me, they actually do. I don’t perceive.
“He stopped Jesse Lingard from going to West Ham as a result of the said he’ll be a part of his group. You’re 2-0 down and also you don’t carry him on.
On Pogba, Ince expects the Frenchman can have left by the top of the season, together with his contract expiring in 2022: “You see the scenario with Pogba now, he’s beginning to get despatched off on a regular basis, all that’s beginning to flare up once more. He’ll be passed by the top of the season.”