The Dutchman is looking to step up after struggling to make an impact during his first season with the club.
Donnie van de Beck says he has had “positive” discussions with Ole Gunnar Solskjیرr about his future for Manchester United and is confident of making an impression this season after a difficult opening year at Old Trafford.
The Netherlands International started just four Premier Leagues in 2020-21 when its future was called into question this summer after a 35 million pound (48 48 million) switch from Ajax.
The arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo. Van de Beck will push the packing order of the campaign further down and it was decided to transfer the loan late at Everton, but the midfielder says he has been assured of his place in the team.
What did Van de Beck say?
Premier League rivals Everton were thought to be in high-level talks over a loan deal for Van de Beck as the transfer deadline approaches, but the 24-year-old says That conversation with Solskir persuaded him to stay at the Red Devils.
“I talked to the manager (interested in Everton) and the club about it. They were clear they wanted me to stay here.” Rio Ferdinands. Five Podcast.
“The manager was really positive about me and said: ‘I need you and I want to keep you here.’
“Of course, what I’m seeing now at the start of the season is difficult, because I didn’t play for a minute, but he said, ‘Everything I see in training every day, I see a different donkey now.’
“He was really positive about me and I’m feeling fine. I’m in good shape so I hope I can show people that I’m much better.
“He sees a big difference, that I’m a little stronger now. He can see that I have a year of experience here in England now. If he sees me. [compared to] In the beginning, he sees a big difference. “
It’s hard when you’re not on the team
Van de Beck also opened up about his struggles during his first year at Old Trafford, where he was primarily limited to substantial appearances or bizarre starts in cup competitions.
“It’s hard if you’re not really on the team, you’re waiting for your chance. It’s not easy, if you’re not playing. Not even for confidence,” he said.
“It’s normal that you need some time to adjust but of course you’re not happy. I want to play, it’s clear.
“I train hard every day, I try to improve and just wait for your chance, that’s all I can do. If there’s a moment, I have to be prepared, it’s that easy. Stay close to, be part of the team. If you’re not playing, try to help them and stay positive. You can’t sit there and get angry. “
‘I need to trust Solescar’
Van de Beck admitted that there is no guarantee that he will see more first-team action this season, but he is confident Solscar will do well for his career.
The midfielder has been on the bench for all three of Manchester United’s games this season, but has yet to return to the pitch.
“I need to trust him. If he doesn’t need me, I think he’ll let me go. I think he has a plan with me.”
“I just need to work hard and I hope one day I can show people what I can do.
“You can never promise that. [game time]. It’s football and I think you can never promise a player whether he will play or not. You can train hard every day, but in the end you need game time to show your best. You can’t show your best if you play once a month or so. “