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EPL: Paul Scholes identifies one major area Martinez must improve

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Manchester United legend, Paul Scholes, believes defender Lisandro Martinez nonetheless must improve his one-vs-one defending.

Scholes talked about this after Man United’s Europa League 3-0 win over FC Sheriff on Thursday.

Martinez has been one of Man United’s standout performers so far this season.

The 24-year-old joined Man United from Ajax for £56.7 million within the summertime.

Doubts have been raised over his functionality to develop to be successful at Old Trafford, primarily on account of his prime.

But the Argentina worldwide has shortly formed a steady partnership with Raphael Varane on the coronary coronary heart of Erik ten Hag’s defence.

“Five foot nine seems quite tall to me! Yeah, I think opinion has changed on him,” Scholes instructed BT Sport.

“He’s very aggressive, he’s excellent on the start assaults as successfully, truly good on the ball – which he would have completed at Ajax. They have way more possession at Ajax, the truth is, they will.

“I nonetheless don’t suppose he is the perfect one-vs-one defender. I imagine having Raphael Varane subsequent to him has truly helped to settle him.

“I think he has done well in the first period of his United career and he’s winning people over. United fans really like him already and hopefully, that will continue.”

EPL: Paul Scholes identifies one major area Martinez must improve

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