Erik Ten Hag Names Man United Players Who Impressed Him During Epic Win Over Arsenal

Erik Ten Hag Names Man United Players Who Impressed Him During Epic Win Over Arsenal

  • Erik ten Hag has expressed his delight with the performance of two Man United players during their 3-1 win over Arsenal
  • The United boss recognised the outstanding performance from Marcus Rashford and Antony as they combined to down the Gunners
  • Rashford, who has not been in his best form, set up Antony for the opener in the first half before he bagged his own brace in the second half

Erik ten Hag has singled out two of his players for praise following Man United's Premier League clash with the Gunners.

The two English giants locked horns at Old Trafford on Sunday, September 4, with United emerging victors with a 3-1 win.

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Manchester United's Antony (right) celebrates with Marcus Rashford after scoring their side's first goal of the game during the Premier League match at Old Trafford. Photo by Martin Rickett.
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Despite Arsenal's dominance for the better part of the match, they had nothing to show for it as they were condemned to their first defeat of the season.

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A brace from Marcus Rashford and Antony's debut goal rendered Bukayo Saka's goal a mere consolation for the Gunners.

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Erik ten Hag praises two Man United stars after Old Trafford cracker

Ten Hag has singled out two Man United stars who impressed him during the Old Trafford cracker.

According to the Dutchman, Rashford and debutant Antony were the most outstanding players for the Red Devils during the cracker.

"They both played great, a continual threat, I know our offensive is really strong - they are creative and have speed," Express UK quoted Ten Hag saying.
"This is the first time they have played together and this performance is great to see," he added.

Rashford, who has struggled for consistency in recent weeks, was in the best form of his life as he set up Antony for a debut strike in the first half before he grabbed his brace in the second-half brace.

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Manchester United unveil Antony after big money move from Ajax

Sports Brief had earlier reported that Manchester United had officially unveiled their latest acquisition, Antony, following his transfer from Ajax Amsterdam for a fee of £86 million.

The 22-year-old Brazil international inked a five-year deal with the Red Devils with an option to extend for a year, becoming the fifth United signing of the summer.

Antony's move to United sees the winger reunited with former Ajax boss Erik ten Hag, who has already recruited defender Lisandro Martinez from his former club.

Source: Sports Brief News