The 23-year-old accomplished a £35million transfer to Old Trafford in August, including to United’s spectacular choices in midfield.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had been anticipated to focus on weaker areas similar to as central defence and the proper wing however Van de Beek will now compete with the likes of Paul Pogba, Bruno Fernandes, Nemanja Matic and Fred for a beginning berth.
With so many choices, United followers are questioning the place the Dutchman may slot in on the Theatre of Dreams.
‘He can play in several positions in midfield – he is usually a six or an eight or a 10, he has an amazing eye for a aim. His method is good, he can go field to field,” Van der Sar informed MUTV Group Chat.
‘I presume he’s had a chat with Ole and so they’ve talked about totally different positions [he can play]. He’s multi-functional, he can play a little bit bit deeper which I feel is his most well-liked function.’
United kick-off their Premier League marketing campaign in opposition to Crystal Palace at residence on Saturday.
The Dutchman is predicted to be handed his full debut in opposition to the Eagles and Van der Sar says United followers can anticipate to see similarities between Van de Beek and former midfielder Paul Scholes.
‘I’d evaluate him a little bit bit to Scholesy, though Scholesy had a cracker of a shot from 30/40 yards out and that’s not Donny’s energy, however he likes to come back into the field and chip in with objectives,’ stated Van der Sar.
‘Maybe it’s unfair to check him to Scholesy really, however he’s a great lad and I’m certain he’ll be an amazing addition to the crew that Ole [Gunnar Solskjaer] is creating for United.
‘Of course, we all know United have already got a few nice midfield gamers there so he will discover his manner within the crew and likewise with the quantity of video games that prime golf equipment must play this yr within the Premier League and Champions League and the cup matches, every little thing is sort of intense so that you want a great, broad squad and I feel the midfield appears to be like okay for the time being for United’.