The Dutch coach warns his young player against moving to Manchester United

Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal has warned his young defender, Jorgen Timber, against moving to Manchester United, saying that the decision "would not be wise" by the player five months before the start of the Qatar World Cup 2022. Since the appointment of Dutch coach Eric Ten Hag as Manchester United coach, Timber (20 years), who plays for Ajax Amsterdam, the former Ten Hag team, was reluctant to move to Old Trafford.

"I think a player of his quality can play in the Premier League. I don't see any problem," Van Gaal said on the eve of Holland's clash with Wales in the UEFA Nations League.

When asked what would happen if he established himself in the starting line-up for Manchester United, Van Gaal replied, "At that time, I don't think it would be wise. He has to play."

Timber was one of the main elements in the ranks of Ajax Amsterdam, who were crowned champions of the Netherlands last season.

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