Daniel James has been one of Manchester United’s standout performers this season, marking himself out as one of the signings of the summer and establishing a consistent starting place in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side – with club legend Peter Schmeichel becoming the latest pundit to issue deserved praise.
James’ finesse on the counter-attack during United’s 2-1 derby win at the Etihad was one of the reasons they came away from Eastlands victorious – with the Wales international consistently giving left-back Angelino a tough time out wide.
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His performance against their bitter rivals in particular has warranted due praise from the former Red Devils shot-stopper, who has claimed that he was ‘unbelievable’ in the encounter and hinted at his importance during United’s second win on the trot against a top six side.
The ex-Denmark international stated, via United Xtra: “He (James) was unbelievable, chasing every ball, he was in every counter-attack and, at the same time, he was doubling up with Wan-Bissaka on the right-hand side. He’s played every single game this season and he’s still playing well. Fantastic signing.”
As a result, supporters have been quick to fully agree with the 1999 treble winner – here’s what they had to say on Twitter.
— Tosin Akingba™ (@venusakingba) December 9, 2019
Signing of the summer no doubt
— david (@davidchung1012) December 9, 2019
man absolutely rinsed angelino consistently, Dan James for 15mil is insane business tbf
— joshbel (9-73) (@BelinhaJosh) December 9, 2019
best bargain signing since Chicharito
— Kris (@Krisicko) December 9, 2019
What a signing
— Oyindamola👑 (@Climax_mullla) December 9, 2019
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We need more of James in our team
— Abd Mu’min (@MrMMklassy) December 9, 2019
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