Manchester United have discovered that is very important to Erik Ten Hag’s system. The player is attacking midfielder Christian Eriksen.
He was signed by Brentford on a free transfer. However, it looks like they may have saved millions by signing the Danish midfielder.
MANCHESTER UNITED AGAINST REAL SOCIEDAD POST-MATCH FULL REPORT
Manchester United lost to La Liga side Real Sociedad 1-0 in their first match in the Europa League. The Red Devils produced a flat and uninspiring performance. The night was filled with emotion and sadness after the sad demise of her majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. Hence, the performance is unlikely to last long in the memory of anyone who attended.
The announcement of the death of her majesty came just 90 minutes before the kickoff. There were also times when United froze after having momentum. Hence, Real Sociedad took the advantage of the situation. The La Liga side scored a controversial penalty. It was scored by Brais Mendez. Hence, Manchester United suffered a defeat in the first match of the Europa League.
CHRISTIAN ERIKSEN IS VERY IMPORTANT TO THE SYSTEM OF ERIK TEN HAG
Erik Ten Hag tried to mix things. He awarded minutes to some of the fringe players. However, the changes did not quite work out for him. It was always going to be a risk to make six changes to your line-up in any match. The changes also upset the recent good rhythm of Manchester United. However, there was one player that continued to make good impressions on fans in Old Trafford.
The player is attacking midfielder Christian Eriksen. One thing that is clear from the initial matches is that Eriksen is very important for Erik Ten Hag’s tactics to work properly. The attacking midfielder is thriving in his No.8 role. However, the other two midfielders Fred and Casemiro struggled to make any kind of positive impact. Hence, Eriksen was clearly the best player in the line-up.
Manchester United spent hundreds of millions on the likes of Martinez, Casemiro, and Antony in the transfer window this summer. However, it looks like Eriksen is arguably the best signing of the transfer window this summer.
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