Manchester United defender Alex Buttner claims the arrival of Louis van Gaal as manager has convinced him to leave Old Trafford with Dinamo Moscow a reported destination.
The 25-year-old Dutchman has made just 28 appearances since joining from Vitesse Arnhem two summers ago.
Established left-back Patrice Evra last month extended his contract for a further 12 months while United are reportedly interested in Southampton’s England international Luke Shaw.
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In addition, Buttner does not believe he will get much of a go under Van Gaal.
"Van Gaal never gave me the chance in the Dutch national team, despite being voted man of the match 14 times at Manchester United," he told Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf, although his estimation of the significance of his performances appears to have been inflated somewhat.
"Apparently he is not very confident about me. So I think this is the right moment to leave."
Buttner’s agent Alexander Bursac admits remaining at Old Trafford is not really feasible.