RIO FERDINAND has known as for Donny van de Beek to be given an opportunity within the Premier League.
The Dutch midfielder arrived at Manchester United for £40million in the summertime from Ajax.
Three Man United legends have known as for Donny van de Beek to begin within the Premier LeagueCredit score: Getty
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Regardless of that hefty price ticket, boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has hardly ever used him within the top-flight to this point, proscribing the playmaker primarily to outings in Europe.
Van de Beek, 23, was handed a possibility to shine on Tuesday night time because the Pink Devils hosted Istanbul Basaksehir within the Champions League.
Following his show at Previous Trafford, three former United Champions League winners all agreed they wished to see him given a shot by Solskjaer within the Prem.
Talking on BT Sport, Ferdinand stated: “I used to be very impressed. You spend £40m on a participant and also you need to see him make extra than simply cameos right here and there.
“I believe he’s the one participant on this squad who’s glad taking part in one-touch, two-touch, retaining it easy… sacrificing elements of his recreation to assist different folks flourish.
“In any nice crew you want gamers like that and he is one participant who will make different gamers tick, and make them play higher.”
Fellow United legend Paul Scholes added: “Among the one-touch, two-touch play within the first-half was wonderful.”
And Owen Hargreaves added: “I believed Van de Beek was near good.
“He’s so unselfish, he can simply slot in and play the proper balls in every single place.”
United solely want some extent from their remaining two group matches to safe qualification to the knockout levels.
They face Paris Saint-Germain at house subsequent week earlier than travelling to Germany to tackle RB Leipzig per week later.
In the meantime, the Pink Devils head to Southampton on Sunday within the Premier League.