Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits that Donny van de Beek is unhappy with the lack of game time in his first season with the club.
The Netherlands international joined the Red Devils from Ajax before the start of the season, but has only made two starts in the Premier League.
Many have been left surprised by Van de Beek's absence despite, but Solskjaer is aware the situation is not pleasing for the midfielder.
“I wouldn’t say that Donny is happy," Solskjaer said, according to Manchester Evening News.
"Of course, he wants to play more, but he gets about his job in the right manner.
"We are doing well and have got players who are playing really well in his position."
“He reminds me a lot about myself, when I first came in, that he understands my difficulties and challenges.
"I was the same with Sir Alex [Ferguson, former Man Utd head coach]. When he left me out I understood and I was happy for the team to win - and Donny is that type of guy.
“He knows he is important for us and knows he is going to play many games."
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