"It's Time" - Erik ten Hag to "fearless" Alejandro Garnacho

Eric ten Hag has revealed words of encouragement he gave 'fearless' winger Alejandro Garnacho ahead of Manchester United's FA Cup clash with West Ham.

  • Manchester United beat West Ham 3-1
  • Garnacho's goal put United ahead in the 90th minute.
  • Ten Hag showers praise on 'brave' Argentinian


what happened?: The Red Devils lost 1–0 to Old Trafford on Wednesday night in the fifth round after Ben Rama scored the opening goal. Garnacho and Fred scored in the final minutes of the game to put Ten Hag's side in the last eight after Nayef Aguard's own goal leveled United. The United manager was so pleased with Garnacho's performance that he took Garnacho aside to offer words of encouragement before the game. what you said:
"Today I see another step. I said to him before the game, 'It's time. You had influence when you came, but now you have to have influence as a starter. And I think he can do it.'That's the next step he has to take,' Ten Hag told reporters. , it's a great ability. There aren't many players in world football who can match someone who can dribble past opponents, and he has that ability. But he has more than just that, finishing and other skills. But you can also see that he has a big engine. He's fast, he's fast, he can run 90 minutes, 120 minutes, whatever you want.

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The Dutch tactician admitted it wasn't easy to focus on the game after United won the Carabao Cup on Sunday and praised his team's professional performance. It's never been easy after that and of course we have to get back to work as usual...that was our job, we did it and we found a way to win. our resilience. The team has been amazing," Ten Hag added on his ITV.

did you know? Garnacho has had a breakthrough season for the 18-year-old Argentinian this season, as he scored five goals and six assists for United at Manchester United.

What's next for Garnacho? The teenager hopes to find the net again when Manchester United take on Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday. 


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