DONNY VAN DE BEEK was one of the first Manchester United stars to report back for training on Monday morning.
The Dutchman, 24, was one of several players to return to Carrington after the squad was given a week off by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Donny van de Beek was one of the first players spotted back at CarringtonCredit: Eamonn and James Clarke
Scott McTominay returns after missing out on the Scotland squad through injuryCredit: Eamonn and James Clarke
Dean Henderson arrives in his BentleyCredit: Eamonn and James Clarke
Alex Telles was also back at training after he and his team-mates enjoyed a rare week offCredit: Eamonn and James Clarke
And Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has also left the country, returning to his native Norway to unwind after a stressful few weeks.
Given the recent results, including home defeats to Liverpool and Manchester City, the United squad is said to be surprised at being given a week off.
But Solskjaer will hope some time to relax and come back fresh will give his players a boost ahead of the visit to Watford.
It is a crucial match for the United boss, who is running out of time to save his job.
The last week without a match has seen significant speculation surrounding the futures’ of managers linked to Old Trafford, such as Zinedine Zidane and Brendan Rodgers.
The Red Devils have reportedly opened talks with Zidane and are ‘working to persuade him’ to join.
Should he refuse, Rodgers could be appointed instead.
The Leicester boss is believed to be looking for a new house in Cheshire, fuelling speculation he could take over from Solskjaer.
And van de Beek could join Solskjaer through the exit door.
A number of clubs have been linked with signing him im January, including Newcastle, Everton and Barcelona.
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