Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Ince has questioned Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s treatment of Donny van de Beek at the club.
Former Manchester United captain Paul Ince has fired shots at Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for the treatment that Donny van de Beek has received at Old Trafford.
The Norwegian along with the club’s officials spent £40 million on the midfielder. And moved him from Ajax in September 2020 for a huge five-year deal.
Supporters and the club alike were expecting magical feet from the Dutch player having spent a life at Johan Cruff Arena. However, Van de Beek has yet to rack a permanent spot in Solskaer’s starting line-up.
Ince has urged that Solskjaer made false promises to the 24-year-old upon his arrival at Manchester United. The shocked ex-Red Devils skipper told The United Stand: “Donny van de Beek gets four minutes against Atalanta. What worries me is the choices Ole makes.”
“This is what he said and Donny thought, ‘f*ck me, this is my dream, this is what I’ve been waiting for’. Two years down the line he’s on the bench. Ole’s actually taken the p*ss out of him.
“Not only has he taken the p*ss out of him, he gives him four minutes against Atalanta and then goes, ‘oh by the way, here’s your chance, go and have 10 minutes against Manchester City where we’ve not touched the ball for 85 minutes and show me what you can do’.
“If I’m Donny van de Beek I would’ve said, ‘f*ck that, I’m not going on now, you want me to go on for 10 minutes when we haven’t touched the ball for 88 minutes?’. Now you’re taking the p*ss out of him even more.”