Donny van de Beek just can’t catch a break – with tunnel cam footage showing how the errant midfielder spilled the Manchester United coach’s tea on him.
The 24-year-old Dutchman has made just three appearances for the Red Devils this season.
He was an unused substitute in Saturday’s 4-2 loss to Leicester.
And while he was burning to get off the bench and make his mark, he did so in the tunnel… on a coach instead.
captured on footage Leicester City Tunnel Cam, a member of the United backroom staff with one of the medical team going out to start the second half carrying his cuppa.
As Van de Beek tried to squeeze past to get back to his seat in the dugout, he collided with the coach and smacked the hot drink onto his hand.
The ex-Ajax man turned and appeared to be apologizing.
But as he moved on, the unfortunate victim sipped the liquid and appeared to smile, clearly not too angry with the accidental leak.
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Van de Beek’s manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his assistant Michael Carrick were right behind the incident, but faced stone and remained unmoved.
But it was Van de Beek who stood firm for the second half.
Solskjaer brought in Marcus Rashford, Scott McTominay and Jesse Lingard in King Power.
Rashford scored his first appearance of the season, scoring a goal.
However, that wasn’t enough as Fox trio of Caglar Soyunku, Jamie Vardy and Patton Daka all found the net in a bonkers finale.
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Van de Beek is showing no signs of changing Solskjaer’s mind and looks on course to warm up the bench until the January transfer window opens.
Everton, Barcelona, Juventus and former side Ajax have all been linked with a move to the 19-cap Netherlands international.
Gary Neville encouraged Flop to force him via a switch.
He added: “Why isn’t Donny van de Beek being given a chance?
“There’s something about it. He hasn’t been given the chance for 18 months, so you have to jump to the conclusion that Ole didn’t sign him or that he doesn’t like him.
“Neither is good for Donny van de Beek so I think he needs to go somewhere and play football” [else]”
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