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Donny van de Beek furiously throws chewing gum after being left on subs bench

Donny van de Beek furiously throws chewing gum at the ground beneath him after being left on subs bench for the Villarreal clash.

Miserable times continue for the 24 year old after failing to make another appearance, this time in the Champions League, leaving him no doubt questioning his future at the Premier League giants.

He chucked his chewing gum down in disgust before then being consoled by team-mates as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer put on Fred and Jesse Lingard instead but left the Dutch footballer on the bench as Man Utd chased a late victory.

He has struggled for game time ever since arriving from Ajax last summer and it looks like he’s had enough of it now.

Viewers caught his reaction and they’re starting to think his career would be better off away from Old Trafford.

This is how Twitter reacted as Donny van de Beek furiously throws his chewing gum after being left on the subs bench…

@Vintage_Utd: I don’t blame him tbh. For his sake I really hope he leaves in January & we invest that money for a holding midfielder. Everyone’s happy then

@Its_Nathan_97: If I was him I would request for a transfer and move in January. He doesn’t get enough game time man. Ole should play him a lot more. I would sell Fred and start playing Donny all the time.

@MrSiWhitworth: Maybe he should actually do something when he plays then…

@Three0Walcott: He just needs to run around aimlessly misplacing passes. Works for Fred.

@paul090711: Can you blame him? It’s getting ridiculous

@SweatyCockerel: Just threw gum at him. 😂 Don’t worry Donny, you’ll last longer than Ole. You’ll get your chance.

@quinnyUNITED: Ole could have done the decent thing and allowed him go this Summer. He clearly has no plans for him

@UtdDc12: I feel sorry for donny but Fred at LB was like Roberto Carlos

@Lawson9908: I’d be pissed off too, when ole brings matic and Fred on. Disgraceful way to treat a player. They did the same to romero

@Jose_Mourihno_: I pray we sell Donny in January for his sake. I wanna see the kid playing well elsewhere.

@EIIisBurner: He needs to leave.

@noop_1882: Terrible management of his game time, why on earth was he even signed?, Ole is destroying his career.

@_EOfLagos: I’m sorry Donny. We love you buh I don’t regret the action. Both Fred and Lingard got involved in the goal. Your time will come

@Javier9i: Donny should seek a move away this January in order to get his career back on track whether via a loan or a permanent move away. He deserves better

The player has also been brutally mocked via his Wikipedia page, with cheeky fans writing that ‘Donny van de Beek is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a substitute for Premier League club Manchester United and the Netherlands national team.’

Despite Van de Beek’s frustrations, Solskjaer was justified for his changes as Cavani and Lingard proved influential in the move which led to Ronaldo hitting home in the fifth minute of time added on.

However, the Red Devils were largely poor overall and Donny perhaps had justification to be angry at being overlooked on a night where Villarreal were at least good value for a point.

Van de Beek has struggled for first-team action at his current club since arriving in a high-profile £35million move from Ajax last summer.

This season he has featured just three times, playing as little as six minutes in the Premier League despite Solskjaer repeatedly saying he will get minutes.

Player ratings

Man Utd: De Gea (8), Dalot (5), Lindelof (6), Varane (7), Telles (7), McTominay (6), Pogba (7), Fernandes (7), Sancho (6), Greenwood (7), Ronaldo (7).

Subs used: Cavani (7), Matic (6), Fred (n/a), Lingard (n/a).

Villarreal: Rulli (6), Albiol (6), Torres (6), Parejo (6), Capoue (7), Foyth (6), Alcacer (7), Trigueros (7), Danjuma (7), A Moreno (7), Pino (7).

Subs used: Dia (6), Estupinan (5), Pena (5), Mandi (5), Gomez (6).

Man of the match: David de Gea.

Champions League Group F

Man Utd manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said: “Champions League Old Trafford is magic and sometimes history can help us. Tonight, Cristiano came up with a good goal and Alex scored a fantastic goal.

“They’re a very hard team to beat. They’ve not lost a game since way before the final and they’ve played good teams before. It’s a difficult one because we’re at home and want to win, but they play so well, that if we don’t go and press them, they’ll be happy enough to sit off.

“To get the three points at home is important. We know we need to get to ten, maybe 12 points to go through. It’s a massive result for the team and for the spirit of the team as well. it’s a better way of winning a game than how we lost a few weeks ago. But that’s football, it’s just highs and lows and today we get a result that we’re delighted about.

“He [Cristiano] has done that so many times. When you saw him against the Republic of Ireland a few weeks ago, he missed a penalty early, didn’t touch the ball more or less and then scored two great headers in the last two minutes.

“That’s just what he’s done throughout his career. He’s so strong mentally. He stays in the game, I’ve seen him all day today, the way he’s built himself up for this game, how focused he’s been and when he gets that one chance, it’s a goal. But a true mark of a very good finisher that he keeps calm when the chance arrives.

“He’s so good in front of goal and he has an impact on everyone – the crowd, the players, everyone.”

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