Erik Ten Hag is adamant Mason Mount can play a deeper function at Manchester United.
Having signed the midfielder from Chelsea earlier in the summertime in a deal value £55 million (Sky Sports), the Purple Devils have been fast to combine the England worldwide into their first crew.
Nevertheless, regardless of that includes closely through the membership’s pre-season tour of america, Mount, 24, has thus far struggled to reside as much as expectations. Failing to attain or register an help, the 24-year-old is already dealing with a problem to show his critics mistaken.
And whereas there have been some considerations the previous Chelsea academy starlet is unable to play alongside the likes of Casemiro and permit Bruno Fernandes to function because the crew’s most inventive attacking midfielder, his supervisor is definite he can fulfil his potential.
“I believe he can [play deeper],” Ten Hag instructed ManUtd.com.
“Already, we now have seen it in pre-season, nevertheless it’s what I’ve mentioned, undoubtedly we now have to work on many aspects of our recreation but additionally that side about midfield and the co-operation, how we now have to set it.
“I’m positive we’ll get it [right], nevertheless it’s not coming in a single day and [if] it was simpler then everybody may do it.”
Manchester United are getting ready to play Tottenham Hotspur within the Premier League’s Sport Week Two. Saturday afternoon’s blockbuster showdown in London, which is scheduled to kick off at 5.30 p.m. (UK time), shall be broadcast reside on Sky Sports activities.