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Ten Hag can boldly drop Garnacho to unleash Man Utd’s “full” star


This night, Manchester United might be tasked with bouncing again from the disappointing 1-1 draw in opposition to Brentford on Saturday as they tackle Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

Though that end result was most undoubtedly irritating for Erik ten Hag and the United trustworthy, the precise efficiency would be the largest concern because it warranted a a lot worse final result.

A repeat of that sport merely can not occur once more, and it wouldn’t be a shock to see the boss make adjustments forward of the tie.

With that in thoughts, let’s check out who may come into the facet on the expense of Alejandro Garnacho, who struggled in opposition to the Bees.

Alejandro Garnacho’s current performances

In reality, what Garnacho has already dropped at the facet this season is completely unimaginable for a 19-year-old with half a season’s expertise within the males’s sport previous to this marketing campaign, with the damaging ahead scoring 5 targets and offering three assists within the league already.

The Argentine winger has arguably been one in all United’s most constant gamers this marketing campaign, however in opposition to Thomas Frank’s facet, he struggled to have fairly the identical influence.


Regardless of being on the sphere for simply lower than an hour, the quantity 17 merely couldn’t get into the sport, making 14 passes and taking simply 25 touches, 21 lower than Andre Onana in between the sticks.

The academy graduate additionally did not have an try at purpose, accomplished zero of his tried dribbles, and misplaced 4 of his six duels, and with that in thoughts, Ten Hag may look to bench the wonderkid in west London.


Man Utd had been bled dry by “unreliable” dud who earned greater than Garnacho

The Man United ace price the membership £48.5m over his 12 12 months keep.

Mason Mount have to be unleashed in opposition to his former facet

In the summertime, Mason Mount left his boyhood membership Chelsea in the hunt for a brand new journey at Man United, becoming a member of the Purple Devils for a payment of £55m.

Sadly, his time at his new membership has been stuffed with setbacks and frustration, with the England worldwide lacking a lot of the season by way of damage.


Because of this the 25-year-old has solely performed 9 instances within the Premier League this season, that includes 46 minutes per sport on common. Nevertheless, a type of video games was in opposition to the Bees on the weekend, the place Mount lastly acquired the breakthrough he deserved.

Within the eightieth minute, the quantity seven changed Marcus Rashford on the left, the place he immediately added depth to the United staff, successful two fouls and three duels, however his most essential second was his first United purpose, which was a composed strike on his weaker foot into the underside nook.

Recent off the again of that second, Mount could have simply earned himself a spot within the beginning lineup at Stamford Bridge, however doubtlessly in a right-wing function.

Though the previous Blue is an attacking midfielder by commerce, even being performed in a double pivot by Ten Hag this season, Mount has beforehand confirmed to be a helpful asset out huge, that includes as a winger 9 instances final season for Chelsea.

Moreover, the desk beneath from United’s 1-0 defeat to Crystal Palace earlier this season exhibits what Mount can provide, regardless that he featured as a central midfielder in that sport.

Mount vs Crystal Palace





Go accuracy


Key passes




Profitable dribbles


Duels gained




Through Sofascore

Firstly, the important thing statistic that immediately stands out is his seven tackles, and given United’s lack of defensive safety this season, as highlighted by Brentford’s 31 pictures, having Mount out huge would in concept make the guests extra sturdy.

The January-born maestro additionally confirmed that he’s acquired a “full” skillset, as talked about by Soccer Expertise Scout Jacek Kulig, successful 12 duels whereas additionally displaying his capability to create by way of his one key cross and three profitable dribbles.


Total, as talked about, Ten Hag merely can’t permit Chelsea the form of area that Brentford had on the weekend, as the standard of Cole Palmer and Nicolas Jackson will simply punish them.

Additionally, though Mount could lower the attacking risk of the facet in comparison with Garnacho, he will definitely present rather more off-the-ball exercise, which can be much more essential tonight.



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