Newcastle United and Borussia Dortmund have been offered the opportunity to sign Manchester United midfielder Donny van de Beek on loan.

According to Manchester Evening News, Donny van de Beek is keen on leaving Manchester United in the January transfer window. The midfielder has fallen out of favour at Old Trafford and is open to securing a move elsewhere in search of regular game-time at the highest level of football.

It appears van de Beek’s representatives have already offered Newcastle United and German giants Borussia Dortmund the chance to sign the player on a short-term loan deal.

A marquee signing from Ajax in the summer of 2020, van de Beek has endured a dreadful spell at Old Trafford, struggling with a lack of game-time and falling behind the likes of Bruno Fernandes and Paul Pogba in the pecking order. After making only four league starts in his debut campaign in England, the midfielder was even linked with a transfer away from United in the summer, but a move didn’t materialise.

The Dutchman remained at the club after being promised a more prominent role in the new season. However, the midfielder has been left devoid of regular opportunities yet again. Indeed, van de Beek has featured in only 67 minutes of league action this term, and it appears a move away from Old Trafford could be on the horizon.

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Borussia Dortmund are one of two clubs to have been offered the opportunity to sign the 24-year-old in January. It appears the player’s entourage is well aware of the club’s lack of depth in midfield, with Die Schwarzgelben reportedly also involved in the race to sign Denis Zakaria.

The other club in contention to sign the Dutchman is Newcastle United. Having already secured Kieran Trippier and Chris Wood, the Magpies are set for a massive rebuild in January, with manager Eddie Howe now looking at a new centre-back and a new central midfielder.

Newcastle have been linked with a sensational move to re-sign Gini Wijnaldum, but it appears the PSG star has no intention of returning to St. James’ Park. Hence, the opportunity to sign van de Beek on loan could prove to be a tempting prospect for the Toon, knowing the 24-year-old’s services could help the team stave off relegation during the second half of the campaign.

However, van de Beek’s potential exit from Old Trafford would still require the blessing of Manchester United. And that seems to be an unlikely scenario, especially with the club expected to lose Paul Pogba in the summer. So it won’t be surprising to see Ralf Rangnick keep hold of the Dutchman’s services despite his lack of game-time.

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