Sofyan Amrabat was unveiled as a Manchester United participant this week (Picture: Getty Images)New Manchester United signing Sofyan Amrabat says Erik ten Hag is among the most essential individuals in his profession up to now, after the pair labored collectively at Utrecht.
The 27-year-old comes with a wholesome fame as a combative and industrious central midfielder, which was closely boosted throughout Morocco’s shock run to the World Cup semi-finals in Qatar.
Ten Hag knew about him lengthy earlier than that incredible run final Winter (Winter Sale is right here), although, supervisor Amrabat early in his profession, from 2015-17 to Dutch facet FC Utrecht.
The new arrival at Old Trafford has praised the Dutchman for his affect on him as an adolescent, and says they share a burning need to win.
‘It was crucial as a result of I used to be very younger,’ Amrabat mentioned of his time with Ten Hag in Holland.
Erik ten Hag and Sofyan Amrabat again in 2015 (Picture: Getty Images)‘I used to be 18, 19-years-old and he gave me the prospect to play within the first-team with FC Utrecht. We had a unbelievable time, a extremely good season. I realized quite a bit from him so it was perhaps he was one of the vital essential individuals in my profession for now.
‘It’s unbelievable [to work with him again] as a result of I believe Erik ten Hag is a coach who will push at all times to the restrict. He’s hungry. He needs to win.
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‘He’s a winner and I like that. I believe I’m additionally comparable, I’m additionally a winner. I wish to win day by day so I believe it’s an excellent match.’
Amrabat is now on worldwide obligation with Morocco as they tackle Liberia and Burkina Faso within the coming days.
He will hope to make his United debut towards Brighton within the Premier League at Old Trafford on 16 September.
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