When Manchester United completed the signing of Ajax midfielder Donny Van de Beek last summer, the Red Devils’ fans all over the world were excited that they were getting a really top-class player in the team. Judging by the form he was in before signing for United, the Dutch international midfielder was tipped to be a big hit at Old Trafford and even had his move to the Theater of Dreams approved by Red Devils’ great Edwin Van Der Sar.
The former United goalkeeper was the man who sanctioned the sale of van de Beek from Ajax due to his connection with the Red Devils. However, things have not gone quite as expected for the midfielder, who continues to find playing time hard to come by at his new club. (more…)