Bruno Fernandes tells Solskjaer the type of football Van de Beek wants

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Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes has backed summer signing Donny van de Beek to have a successful career at Old Trafford.

According to Fernandes, Van de Beek loves to play tiki-taka type of football.

Fernandes said: “He’s come from Ajax.

“I had a coach before from Sporting [Marcel Kaiser], he was Donny’s coach too at Ajax.

“I know how they want to play and how they like to play – they like that little one-two, that connection and that, if we can say, ‘tiki-taka’ football and Donny is one of those guys from the beautiful Ajax football.

“They teach that growing up and they give a lot of good players to the world.

“If you look at the semi-final they played against Tottenham [in 2018/19], most of the players from that team are playing in big clubs and doing well.

“I hope Donny can do a lot of things for us and I’m sure he will do.

“Of course though every player has to take time to get settled in the club and I think he is doing well, but he can do much better for us and he also wants to do much better.”