Donny Van De Beek's agent, Sjaak Swart, has expressed his anger after Manchester United benched their new midfielder for the first two Premier League matches.
The ex-Ajax and Holland winger believes Van De Beek's 90th-minute arrival made the difference as United stole a 3-2 victory at the Amex Stadium with a penalty awarded via VAR after the final whistle.
And the 82-year-old says he could not have accepted the same sub-standard treatment for himself.
Swart told Voetbal Primeur: “A substitute, I don’t like it at all.
“I couldn’t do it myself, substituting in with four minutes left to play. Then you’d better let me sit down.
“I have to say he did three more good things. The penalty, where the winning goal came from, came from him.
“But normally they should have lost 1-7, but that shouldn’t happen to Manchester United.”
And it might be a bit rich for Swart to voice too much criticism at this stage because he began the month by hailing his client's move.
He told Ajax Showtime then: “Manchester United s certainly the right choice. It used to be a Championship-winning club and they now want to build that way again.”
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