Manchester United fans have heaped praise on midfielder Scott McTominay after his performances during the current campaign.
The Scotland international, 22, has become an integral part of manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad due to the injury of influential player Paul Pogba and has stepped up to the plate for the Red Devils.
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Former United midfielder Darren Fletcher said that McTominay reminded him of himself during his time at Old Trafford after he was impressed with his displays.
To substantiate the duo’s words, a statistic was revealed prior to the Tottenham game that suggested McTominay was key to the way that United play.
Manchester United have averaged 0.8 goals conceded per game this season when Scott McTominay has played, compared to 2.3 when the Scotsman has been absent.
So underrated. 🏴🏴🏴 pic.twitter.com/52reCVhWcB
— Statman Dave (@StatmanDave) December 3, 2019
Supporters credited McTominay for his performances during the current campaign and made their feelings clear on social media.
Here you will find some of the best comments from Manchester United fans, with one supporter claiming he could be the “perfect replacement” for Michael Carrick:
Ladies and gentlemen, I think we have found the perfect replacement for Carrick
— Msimelomnyama🇸🇿🇿🇦 (@SukatiQ) December 3, 2019
Quite a good player!
— Gambino (@gambino061993) December 3, 2019
I have always said that he is the best this season
— Emilio🇲🇺 (@Emilioooooo0oo) December 4, 2019
Soo true…the effort and workrate he puts in each and every game is astonishing….
— Dheeraj Velury (@DheerajVelury) December 4, 2019
— lovatt (@ssj2_lovatt) December 3, 2019
Really stepped up the plate. Our midfield is literally non existent without Mctominay..
— What’s Real (@DreamsR4Real999) December 3, 2019
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— Hugh (@TotaalTony) December 3, 2019