Manchester United fans have heaped praise on 19-year-old Brandon Williams for managing to force his way into manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team at the expense of experienced left-back Luke Shaw.
The youngster is part of a new generation of players breaking through from the United youth setup and into the senior side, having been tipped to be a ‘top, top player’ by the boss.
His goal during the 3-3 draw against Sheffield United sparked a stunning second-half comeback from 2-0 down, which followed a solid performance in the Europa League during the 1-0 win against Partizan Belgrade.
Solskjær has told Shaw that he has fallen behind Williams in the pecking order at #mufc. Ole now views the 19 year old as the better player. Plans to sign a full-back in January have been cancelled #mulive [telegraph]
— utdreport (@utdreport) November 27, 2019
As a result, Solskjaer has informed Shaw that he is no longer considered the strongest left-back at the club, falling behind Williams in the Red Devils pecking order.
Supporters were delighted for the youngster and made their feelings clear on social media about the decision.
Here you will find some of the best responses from Manchester United fans:
We all know that Williams is better and more reliable than Shaw. It doesn’t take a genius to see it!
— Sue Andreou (@tsula18) November 27, 2019
as if we were ever gonna sign a LB
— Korben (@korbinio7) November 27, 2019
Like we was going to sign a left back anyways.
— Dyl (@UtdDyl) November 27, 2019
— Spikez (@spikez99) November 27, 2019
Williams sznnnn 🔥🔥
— Taha Saeed (@utdsaeed) November 27, 2019
Brandon Williams is here to stay!!! pic.twitter.com/0Bo6gj5FNb
— Don Martial (@Unitedevil1) November 27, 2019
No point wasting money on a LB in January when we have Williams as a starter and a backup in Shaw. And if it doesn’t work out we can still buy one in the summer.
— Ollie630 (@Ollie630_) November 27, 2019
Oh Yess Williams SZN 🔥
— ً (@UtdAidan) November 27, 2019
United fans, is Williams good enough to make the left-back position his own in the years to come? Let us know below!
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