Man Utd flop Donny van de Beek ‘prepared’ to try and leave the club in January

Donny van de Beek is ready to make another attempt to leave Old Trafford in January after his Manchester United career sunk to new depths in Wednesday's Champions Leaguewin over Villarreal.

Van de Beek had to be comforted by two of United's other substitutes, when Ole Gunnar Solskjaer opted against bringing him on in favour of Jesse Lingard and Fred in the 89th minute of the match.

In an image that has since gone viral, the midfielder showed his frustration at the situation by taking a piece of chewing gum out of his mouth and throwing it furiously into the technical area.

Solskjaer's roll of the dice paid off as Lingard set up Cristiano Ronaldo to score a last-gasp goal that gave United an important 2-1 win.

That will have been of little consolation to van de Beek, who more often than not has been forced to watch on from the bench since he joined the Red Devils from Ajax for £40million 12 months ago.

The 24-year-old almost brought an end to his Old Trafford nightmare on Transfer Deadline Day when Everton enquired about a loan deal.

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His representatives held talks with the Toffees, but a move was blocked by United, condemning van de Beek to another four months without regular first-team football.

According to the Daily Mail, the midfielder will renew his efforts to leave United in January after seeing no improvement in his game time, despite receiving assurances from Solskjaer that he would play more.

He has started just two games this season – the Carabao Cup defeat to West Ham and the Champions League reverse at Young Boys when he was hooked at half-time.

His time on the pitch has been even more scarce in the Premier League, with a five minute cameo against Newcastle United his only appearance.

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The player's agent Guido Albers admitted last month that Ronaldo's return to United was bad news for his man, and didn't pull any punches about van de Beek's situation.

"There was a lot of interest from Italy, Germany, England, so that looked good," said Albers."

"But you need the co-operation of the club. It looked like they would, but ultimately they didn't.

"Everybody who knows Donny knows he loves the game and he wants to be on the pitch every week.

"So from this answer, you can probably tell what he wanted most."

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