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Manchester United: Fred earns ‘outstanding’ plaudits from supporters for displays this season

Manchester United: Fred earns ‘outstanding’ plaudits from supporters for displays this season

Responding to Micheal Carrick’s quotes via Manchester United’s official Twitter, many Red Devils supporters have been lauding midfielder Fred’s displays this season – with a few of them suggesting he has been one of the players of the season so far. 

Fred, who has accumulated a 90% pass accuracy from inside his own half this season (SofaScore, prior to this evening’s game against Chelsea) is currently one of the mainstays of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s United side – starting 18 games so far this campaign alongside varying midfield partners.

Before teammate Scott McTominay’s injury, the pair formed a brief solid partnership in the middle of the park – with Fred having to play alongside the likes of Nemanja Matic and Andreas Pereira in his absence. However, the Brazilian has remained a key option for the Red Devils – with supporters acknowledging that fact on social media and hailing his ‘outstanding’ displays this season.

Compared to Pereira, Fred has accumulated a superior amount of tackles (2) and interceptions (1.4), as per WhoScored.com – potentially outlining why he is consistently the favoured midfield man over his rotating teammates.

Is Fred proving to be worth £52m now?

Yes

Yes

No

No

Here’s how supporters lauded the 26-year-old on social media.

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