Everton confirmed they had contacted Donny van de Beek from Manchester United but missed the opportunity.
Everton director of football Marcel Brands has personally confirmed he is trying to woo the Netherlands midfielder. but missed hope because the red devil refused to release.
“In the beginning of the transfer market We inquired to United and then realized that was not possible,” said Brands.
“At the end of the transfer market I got a call from the player’s agent. Said that he might be released on loan But at the last minute it was rejected. cease again”
When asked about the opportunity to return to negotiations with Van de Beek again during the January market. Everton’s sporting director said it depends on the situation.
“It depends on whether the club agrees to cooperate or not. And it’s still in early October. A lot can happen with injuries. United play with a variety of offensive lines. It’s hard to say right now.”
Everton confirmed they had contacted Donny van de Beek
Van de Beek has made just one Premier League appearance this campaign on top of the 19 he made in his maiden season in England – only four of those were starts, and Brands has revealed Everton offered him an escape route in the summer.
“We had him on our list,” Brands said, via NOS. “At the beginning of the transfer window, we enquired to United, but it was impossible.
“At the end of the window, I received a call from Guido Albers, his agent, that he might be loaned out after all. But at the last minute it was cancelled, stopped again.”
Brands went on to say that Everton remain interested in the midfielder, but admitted the situation could change between now and the January transfer window.
“You always depend on whether a club wants to cooperate,” Brands added. “And it is early October, so much can still happen with injuries. United are playing on various fronts, it’s hard to say now.”