Man Utd Women’s star mocks Donny van de Beek over Old Trafford struggles

Donny van de Beek is a bench regular at Manchester United and it has led to him being teased by Jackie Groenen, a fellow Dutch international, on the women's team.

Van de Beek, 24, signed for the Red Devils in September for £35million from Ajax but has struggled to convince Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to give him a regular starting place.

He hasn’t started a Premier League game in 2021 and has only played more than 20 minutes on one occasion since the start of December.

Groenen on the other hand is a key part of Casey Stoney's women's team, who have started playing games at Old Trafford.

Because of this, the 26-year-old Dutch midfielder couldn't resist making a joke at van de Beek's expense.

"I joked the other day by telling him that I've played Old Trafford more times than he has,” Groenen laughed in a call with ESPN.

“I think he's having a good time, so it must be fine. I talk to him regularly.”

Netherlands boss Frank de Boer revealed that van de Beek's agent told him that he may look for a move elsewhere.

“His agent also told me that of course he's not happy that he's not playing. He's only had two starts under Solskjaer and that's not what he hoped for when he joined Man Utd,” De Boer told talkSPORT last month.

“He has to have a review after this year, asking where do I stand? Do I have a possibility to succeed here or not? Otherwise, I have to make a move.

"We will see where he's heading next year, maybe he stays at Man Utd or maybe another club is interesting for him."

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