Daniel James insists he is 'nowhere near his potential' at Man United

Daniel James insists he is ‘nowhere near his potential’ at Manchester United and vows to make a greater impact next season following a ‘hectic’ campaign

  • James was used a lot by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer last season, with 46 appearances 
  • But the 23-year-old winger only managed 26 matches across this campaign 
  • The former Swansea star insisted he would try to keep learning and improving
  • James is set to feature for Wales at this summer’s European Championship 

Manchester United winger Daniel James has admitted he is ‘nowhere near his potential’ at the club after a packed Covid-19-affected season.

The 23-year-old Wales international only played 26 matches in all competitions, compared to 46 the previous campaign.  

And James told the official website that he has a lot left in the tank and vowed to try his best to have a greater impact for the Red Devils next year.

Manchester United’s Daniel James has insisted he is ‘nowhere near his potential’ at the club

James was used sparingly this season by manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, with 26 appearances

He said: ‘I’m developing every single game. I’m learning. I reflect on every game and every season I’ve played, whether I’ve played zero minutes, whether I play all the games, I think I’m always learning. 

‘For me, I’m nowhere near my potential and I just want to keep improving.’

Despite being in and out of the side James still managed a total of five goals in all competitions – his joint-best scoring season ever – but the 20-cap international admitted the busy schedule across the campaign was taxing.

The Wales international is set to feature for Robert Page’s side at the Euro 2020 tournament

He added: ‘It’s been different. It’s been hectic. We know the fans are behind us from home, but it’s just not the same.

‘You just want to hear that roar when you’re running with the ball. It’ll be something that will be great to have back. I think they’re missing it just as much as we are. I hope soon we’ll get it back when everything’s safe.’ 

James was named in caretaker manager Robert Page’s squad and is set to feature for Wales at this summer’s Euro 2020 tournament.

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