Solskjaer Full Of Praise For This Powerhouse After His Display Against Leicester City

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Manchester United were able to secure a massive victory against Leicester City at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon.

An 8th minute penalty converted by Marcus Rashford was enough to give Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side the three points, and United kept a clean sheet in the process.

Academy graduate Scott McTominay has been a regular feature this season as he seems to have displaced the more experienced Nemanja Matic and usually sits alongside Pogba, in a defensive position in front of the back four.

McTominay was voted man of the match by United fans for his performance in the win against Leicester City, and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed that he’s impressed with the young midfielder.

Speaking in his post-match press conference, Solskjaer said: “Scott’s improving. I thought, today, he was excellent. He lost the ball a couple of times, which you expect because he’s still learning his new role of sitting midfield.

“But he goes into tackles, challenges and fights. If there’s a team trying to intimidate us, he’s the first one there – he’s a leader. I wouldn’t want to go into a 50-50 with him!

“There was once or twice in the first half where he got caught on it, but he’s confident enough to carry on. I’m very pleased for him.”