Paul Scholes praises Man Utd star for outperforming Antony in derby comeback win
Paul Scholes believes Manchester United have unearthed a diamond in Alejandro Garnacho after his superb cameo performance in Saturday’s rousing derby comeback at Old Trafford.
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Goals from Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford completed a stunning turnaround with goals in the final 12 minutes cancelling out Jack Grealish’s opener.
Erik ten Hag’s side created the better openings in the first half but looked toothless after the restart with Antony replacing the injured Anthony Martial at the interval.
It wasn’t until the introduction of Garnacho that United were able to regain a foothold in the contest and it was from another pulsating run that helped create the winning goal for Rashford with eight minutes remaining.
Scholes felt Garnacho was unlucky not to get the nod ahead of Anthony following Martial’s latest fitness setback but feels it won’t be long before he’s getting regular football ahead of United’s most expensive summer signing.
He told BT Sport: ‘I think we need a special mention for Garnacho as well I thought he was a massive influence when he came on, arguably more of an influence than when Antony came on.
‘He’s shown when he’s come into the game that he can beat a man, he can create a goal, it looks like he’s going to score, he runs through all the time and he made United look really dangerous.
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