Man United legend on the club’s coaching staff strives to help the Red Devils ace adjust to his new role
Manchester United legend and club coach Michael Carrick is reportedly working with Scott McTominay to help him adjust to a defensive midfielder role.
The Scotland international started out as a more attacking player during his days at Man Utd academy, but much of his time in the senior squad has been spent either protecting the defense or using his pace of work more like a box-to-box player.
According to Athleticism, Carrick and fellow United coach Kieran McKenna are now working with McTominay to try and help him better play a lone defensive midfielder role, which could perhaps be a response to the team’s recent struggles. in this area of the land.
United look a bit light-hearted in the middle of the park despite Fred and McTominay usually playing that defensive role, and it could just be that the 24-year-old had better stay further back and not try to do A little bit of everything.
This is in contrast to what the former United ace Luke Chadwick says he wants to see McTominay, as he said Caught Offside he thinks it is the player’s responsibility to do more to show his quality in the opponent’s penalty area.