Man United Fans Take on Rivals in Intense Casemiro vs Partey Debate Online

Man United Fans Take on Rivals in Intense Casemiro vs Partey Debate Online

  • Casemiro put up a masterful performance with two goals against Reading in the FA Cup
  • Manchester United fans on social media all said the same thing regarding Casemiro after the Brazilian’s masterclass against Reading
  • Casemiro showed once again why he was a bargain for United with two goals to help his side advance to the next round of the competition
  • In recent weeks, there has been a heated debate on who is the better midfielder between Casemiro and Arsenal’s Thomas Partey
  • But United fans appeared to have the upper hand after the Reading game, and they made their point on social media

The infamous debate on who is the better midfielder between Casemiro and Thomas Partey took another interesting turn on Saturday, January 28.

Casemiro, who was brought to Old Trafford in a deal worth £70m in the summer, is proving to be worth every penny, and his latest performance against Reading only seemed to put him further up fans’ good books.

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Not only has he solidified United’s midfield, he has also proved to be effective further forward as he can come up with goals at crucial times.

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Casemiro of Manchester United during the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Manchester United and Reading at Old Trafford on January 28. Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt.
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Against Reading, he opened the scoring after racing onto Antony’s pass before scooping it past the goalkeeper.

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It was a classy enough goal from a defensive midfielder, but Casemiro was not done yet as he found his second by curling in from the edge of the box.

Fred, who set up Casemiro’s second goal, put the game beyond doubt with a clever flick to make it 3-0 before Reading found a consolation goal.

Social media reactions

Soon after the game, fans , particularly those affiliated to Manchester United, were quick to make the same point.

Most of them were keen on ending the infamous debate on who was the better midfielder between the former Real Madrid player and Arsenal’s Thomas Partey.

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Partey has been crucial for Mikel Arteta’s side in midfield this season, and his partnership with Granit Xhaka has helped the Gunners mount up a genuine title challenge.

Here are some of the latest reactions from fans:

@JosephGrace256 said:

“Casemiro didnt win 5 champions league trophies to be compared to Partey”

@kvng_baff added:

“Whatever Casemiro is cooking, he must teach Rodri and Partey”

@lordafellay joked:

“Any Casemiro and Partey's comparison I see again on the TL, I'll report the account”

While another user, @iLatif_ said:

"They compared Casemiro to Thomas Partey and Rodri. You all need to apologize for that disrespect

nited captain Harry Maguire also heaped praise on Casemiro, as he hailed him for the impact he has had at Old Trafford.

"He's done what he was brought in to do. He's a phenomenal player," Maguire said as quoted on BBC.
"You don't win what he's won without being a top player. He's improved the team, the morale, the performance and it is great to have him."

Source: Sports Brief News