Sofyan Amrabat was not in his most acquainted function on his full Manchester United debut (Picture: Getty Images)Erik ten Hag says Sofyan Amrabat is the form of participant who will do any job a supervisor asks of him, because the Morocco worldwide makes his first Manchester United begin at left-back.
However, after making his Premier League debut off the bench in opposition to Burnley on the weekend, his first begin for his new membership got here at left-back in opposition to Crystal Palace within the Carabao Cup on Tuesday evening.
This is mainly due to United’s ongoing damage nightmare, with Luke Shaw and Tyrell Malacia nonetheless out injured and mortgage signing Sergio Reguilon not at full health attributable to sickness.
With Ten Hag needing somebody to fill in on the left of a again 4, Amrabat was his man, realizing that the versatile, hard-working 27-year-old will do a job.
It is a bit in the past he performed full-back, I believe, usually he’s enjoying midfielder however he can do, he’s a participant when a supervisor wants him he’ll play,’ Ten Hag instructed Sky Sports.
‘He will do the job. That’s what Sofyan is. It’s his first sport, his debut. I’m actually wanting ahead and he’s wanting ahead, he desires to play, he desires to offer all the pieces.’
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Harry Maguire was additionally handed his first begin of the season, with the England worldwide at centre-back alongside Raphael Varane.
The former Leicester man has fallen down the pecking order underneath Ten Hag, however the Dutchman stated he has nothing to show to him.
‘He doesn’t need to show, significantly to me, as a result of I do know he’s an excellent centre-half,’ stated Ten Hag of Maguire. ‘But in fact at United you need to dwell sure requirements, day-after-day, you need to show your self day-after-day, win day-after-day and contribute to that win.’
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