Erik ten Hag is unsurprised that Scott McTominay has discovered himself among the many targets this season.
The midfielder is in essentially the most prolific type of his Manchester United profession and, given the deeper position he so regularly performs, it’s come as fairly a shock to the Outdated Trafford trustworthy.
McTominay’s match-winning brace in opposition to Chelsea on Wednesday took United as much as sixth place within the Premier League they usually completed the gameweek one level forward of Newcastle United, degree with Tottenham Hotspur and three factors away from fourth-placed Manchester Metropolis. Not dangerous for a workforce in a ‘disaster’ with gamers who’re turning in opposition to their supervisor…
Now the Reds’ prime goalscorer with six to his identify, McTominay has cemented his place within the beginning 11 and will likely be trying so as to add to his spectacular tally over the forthcoming season-defining fixtures.
Ten Hag on McTominay’s goalscoring
When quizzed on the Scot’s capacity to be there in the correct place on the proper time, Ten Hag informed the media (by way of ManUtd.com): “Truly, from the primary second, I noticed he has an excellent odor for making [it into] the field. And he’s an excellent finisher. So, that’s not a shock. After we carry him in the best way we need to play, within the place, once we get the balls there, yeah, he’ll end.”