Cristiano Ronaldo's sensational return to Manchester United is 'bad news' for Donny van de Beek, says the player's agent.
Ronaldo is in line to make his second Man United debut against Newcastle United on Saturday.
His arrival has got fans buzzing not to mention senior Man United players.
But Van de Beek's agent believes it's 'bad news' for his client, explaining how it could affect the Dutchman who has yet to feature this season.
"Cristiano arrived on Friday which we knew was bad news for us," Guido Albers told Ziggo Sport.
"[Paul] Pogba plays on the left, and with Cristiano's arrival it means another extra player in midfield with Pogba moving away from the left.
"We had conversations with Solskjaer and the board. We took the initiative to find a club and our search ended up at Everton. We opened talks with Marcel Brands and Farhad Moshiri.
"On Monday night [prior to deadline day] we received a call from Solskjaer and the club who told us that a transfer was out of the question and that he had to report himself to training the next morning."
Van de Beek made 36 appearances last season following his big-money move from Ajax.
But he predominantly featured as a substitute, failing to make an impression on manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Albers added: "The perspective now is that we stated that Donny is not a Carabao Cup player, or FA Cup player, or to play only in European games. Donny went to England to play in the Premier League.
"The way the conversation went this time [with Solskjaer] compared to last summer... things are much more clear now. I have full expectations that Donny will get his chance now.
"Donny worked extremely hard in the summer. He only had seven days off. The rest of the summer he trained to become top fit. He is totally ready."
It's not the first time Albers has hit out at Man United as he expressed his anger at the club blocking a potential transfer on deadline day.
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