Cheil Dekker insists Strootman wants to be playing Champions League football next season.
“The player won’t be back before the autumn,” Dekker said. “Will Van Gaal want him? Maybe, but he’s at Roma and he has had a fantastic season.
“He is happy where he is and he wants to stay and play in the Champions League next year.”
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