Donny van de Beek waited for Hakim Ziyech after Chelsea's goalless draw with Manchester United on the weekend so that they could swap shirts.
Van de Beek and Ziyech were team-mates at Ajax and made a point to speak to each other after the match at Stamford Bridge.
Ziyech started the match for Chelsea on the weekend but was replaced in the second half for Timo Werner, while Van de Beek watched the whole game from the substitute's bench.
Van de Beek has struggled for game time in his debut season at Old Trafford, and received some advice following his latest Manchester United snub.
Dutch coach Bert van Marwijk said in his column for De Telegraaf, via Sport Witness: "I think Donny van den Beek is an excellent football player.
"He has excellent functional technique and despite his young age, he already has the insight to usually make the right choices. He also has a great running ability.
"He is a player who also has the extra quality to play smart between the lines and has the content to get to the goal at the right time. Someone who can play on ten but also can manage in a more controlling role in midfield.
"So, I understand that Manchester United paid him some £35million last summer. Only he plays far too little. On Sunday he was again on the bench for ninety minutes in the top match against Chelsea.
"How is that possible? Van de Beek is not suddenly a bad football player or someone who could not handle the level. I think that is why it is not a matter of too little quality, but that other things are also involved in a different environment.
"Because he is above all a player who grew up and trained in the positional game of Ajax. And who was always played there at the right time when he came in front of the goal or presented himself between the lines."
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