Former Manchester United ahead Robin van Persie has delivered his verdict on Donny van de Beek.
United are set to finish the £40.1million transfer for the Ajax midfielder after he handed a medical on Monday and agreed private phrases.
Solely the paperwork is left to be finalised to finish what will probably be United’s first signing of the summer time switch window.
Nonetheless, that’s set to be signed within the subsequent couple of days, with Van de Beek presently away on worldwide responsibility with the Netherlands.
And Van Persie has moved to warn Van de Beek in regards to the expectancy that will probably be on his shoulders at Outdated Trafford.
“Donny van de Beek is 23 years outdated and that could be a good age to make a switch to the Premier League,” he informed Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf.
“I used to be a bit youthful after I went to Arsenal, and within the locker room, I used to be thought-about a participant for the long run.
“Profitable the UEFA Cup with Feyenoord meant nothing. The Premier League is a very totally different world.
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“Donny will probably be introduced in as a significant buy from Manchester United, however he’ll uncover that these different 22 gamers have additionally been introduced in as a ‘main buy’. One had a fair greater switch than the opposite.
“It signifies that he has to face there immediately and he has to mentally regulate to that. As a result of Manchester United is in each manner a beast of a membership.”
However Van Persie does consider that Van de Beek’s expertise of taking part in within the Champions League will work in his favour.
“Bodily I don’t foresee any issues for Donny. His strolling actions are his greatest weapon,” he added.
“He’s additionally capable of play sixty video games a 12 months. Straightforward video games simply aren’t there anymore. Particularly towards Fulham or Crystal Palace, it’s important to play probably the most. At each duel, even at each throw, these opponents pound on you.
“He has the benefit that he has gained a whole lot of expertise within the final two seasons in Europe.
“The 12 months by which Ajax reached the semi-finals of the Champions League was his massive breakthrough.”