Donny van de Beek has sparked concern among Manchester United supporters after showing off his swollen ankle.
After the game van de Beek posted a picture on Instagram showing his swollen ankle accompanied by the caption: ‘Welcome to the Premier League’.
Manchester United midfielder Donny van de Beek posted a picture of his swollen ankle
Van de Beek made his first Premier League start as United won 3-2 away to Southampton
United were two goals down at half time after goals from Jan Bednarek and James Ward-Prowse had put Southampton in the ascendancy.
However, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s game managed to turn the game around as firstly Bruno Fernandes got a goal back before substitute Edinson Cavani scored a brace.
United will hope that the Dutch midfielder will not be set for a spell on the sidelines
Van de Beek has had to be very patient since joining United as he has frequently been named as a substitute.
The 23-year-old was given an opportunity against Southampton and completed the whole 90 minutes as Solskjaer’s team secured a victory that saw them move up to eighth place in the table.
So far van de Beek has made 13 appearances for United across all competitions – he has scored one goal and provided one assist.