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Dutch great Van Basten: Van de Beek should never have joined Man Utd

Dutch great Marco van Basten says Donny van de Beek should never have joined Manchester United.

The former Ajax star failed to take the pitch for Saturday's 0-0 draw with Chelsea.

Van Basten, who had a glittering playing career with Ajax and AC Milan, said: “Donny should not have gone to Manchester United.

“When you are a good player you want to play every week.

“It is really bad for a player like Donny to play only six or seven games this year.

“That is shocking for your match rhythm.

“I know he is earning loads and loads more than he used to.

“But as a top player you have to be critical and look at the chances of playing when you sign for a new club.

"Donny should have waited for better prospects and signed for another club."

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