Donny van de Beek speaks out on possible Man Utd exit
Posted by  badge Boss on Jul 20, 2023 - 12:03AM
Donny van de Beek scored in a 1-0 friendly win over Lyon on Wednesday (Picture: Getty)

has spoken out on his possible exit from this summer.

Much was expected of Van de Beek when he completed a £40m move from  in 2020, but the Dutchman has underwhelmed at Old Trafford.

Van de Beek was a key member of the Ajax side that won the Eredivisie title in 2019 and reached the semi-finals of the .

But that form has largely disappeared since he arrived at United, with the 26-year-old making just 34 Premier League appearances for the club across three seasons.

The Netherlands international, who has been , also had a disappointing loan spell at Everton.

Van de Beek scored the only goal in a 1-0 pre-season friendly win over Lyon on Wednesday and the midfielder, who is under contract until 2025 with the option to extend for a further year, opened up about his future after the match.

‘For now, it’s hard to say where my future is,’ Van de Beek said. ‘I’ve come back now after injury and I’m fit now, so I play my first minutes after training for a few weeks, so I try to push as hard as possible.

‘Every day [something] can happen, so it’s hard to say now where my future will be. In football you never know, especially with me, so let’s see what happens.’

Asked if he could potentially stay at United, Van de Beek said: ‘Yeah, but it’s also a possibility that I move, so everything is open.

‘It’s hard to say now where my future is. I’m focussing on getting as fit as possible and pushing on.’