“Huge chances” Fabrizio Romano claims Man United could make a controversial call in the January transfer market

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It’s impossible to get every transfer right, so it’s inevitable that some players will have to leave after not quite making it at their new side.

As a fan all you really want is the club to do their research and have a clear plan in place to give the new signing every chance of doing well, but it’s impossible to say that’s the case with Donny van de Beek at Man United.

In hindsight, it does look like they panicked and simply signed a highly rated young player because the fans were getting restless over a lack of action in the transfer market, but he’s been completely wasted so far.

Clearly the manager doesn’t fancy him for a reason – it may be that he’s not good enough, or the more likely situation is that he simply doesn’t fit into the system, but that also makes you wonder why he was signed in the first place?

He simply hasn’t been given a proper run of games in his favoured role for anyone to confidently say if he’s good enough or not, but it now sounds like United may just cut their losses and let him go:

If he is sold then it has to be seen as a controversial choice because it would be United admitting they got it wrong by bringing him in, and it’s easy to see him going somewhere else and doing well.

The most favourable outcome would be a loan move that allows him to regain his form and confidence before returning to fight for a place or at least raising his market value, but it would be a surprise if he’s still at Old Trafford when the Winter window closes.

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  1. It is not Donny van de Beek who is the problem. But the schoolboy manager who is Ole Gonner Soilskjaer who is the greatest misfit for mighty Manchester United. He has no pedigree, and totally inexperienced and inept. His CV counts for nothing. His record states: 1. He got Cardiff relegated. 2. He won the league title in probably the 4th tier of European leagues in Molde of his native country, Norway. Where else and what experience has he got to manage a club of Manchester United’s stature. Look at Guardiola, Klopp and Tuchel, all of whom are winners and won championships in their previous jobs. PLEASE FOR HEAVEN’S SAKE, put Solskjaer out of his misery. His caliber is limited to win the easy games and lose all the difficult ones, a gambit that will not bring United to the heights of glory, as we fans have been used to glory for nearly two decades during SAF’s reign.

  2. So beating PSG, Liverpool, Manchester City and other top sides are some of the “easy games” he has won???

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