Manchester United supervisor, Erik ten Hag, has praised Alejandro Garnacho’a potential to adapt to the correct wing and his constant play since making the positional change.
The electrical Argentine broke into the United first staff final season by coming off the bench and terrorising proper backs by slicing in and capturing in an analogous vein to his hero, Cristiano Ronaldo.
Actually, United followers even started to sing “Viva Garnacho” as an alternative of Ronaldo’s identify, displaying simply how they felt concerning the thrilling winger.
A proper wing disaster the place the Mason Greenwood saga, Jadon Sancho’s banishment, Antony’s off-field points and kind and Amad Diallo’s pre-season damage quickly noticed United depleted on this space.
Nonetheless, since shifting to the place earlier within the season, the Argentina worldwide has not regarded again, scoring seven targets and offered two assists. Simply final weekend the previous Atletico Madrid youth participant discovered the web twice in a vital 3-0 win over West Ham.
Talking within the pre-match press convention, Erik ten Hag complimented the teenager’s change of place when requested concerning the participant’s progress within the function.
“Garnacho is right-footed. He’s excellent with left, but additionally perform along with his proper. So Alejandro, so pure he prefers to play on the left as properly. However now, he finds his place on the correct as properly which he’s doing excellent and likewise fairly fluid. He finds his areas there however yeah, he can do each which is nice”.
The Dutchman additionally highlighted how helpful Garnacho’s potential to adapt for the wants of the staff actually is.
“Not each participant has these talents and a few they actually have a desire. That’s what is nice of the sport of Alejandro Garnacho, that he’s a participant who might be fluid and may play each positions. Even in inside positions, he feels very snug and he can have a big effect on our sport and on the top product”.
The Peoples Individual has additionally not too long ago praised the contribution of the Argentine from the correct, in addition to his willingness to embrace the function, the place he has scored 4 targets from the unfamiliar place on the pitch.
This has not all the time been the case for different United gamers.
Academy director, Nick Cox, has additionally not too long ago spoken out on the teenager’s performances, claiming that he feels “overwhelmed” by his progress over the past yr and a half.
The 19 yr outdated might be hoping for the same affect when United journey to Villa Park in a while at present.