Man Utd boss Erik ten Hag explains why Casemiro is not starting games | Football


Casemiro has barely featured for Man Utd since his £70m summer season transfer (Image: Getty)

Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag has defined why summer season signing Casemiro has not been beginning video games since his arrival from Actual Madrid.

United spent £70m to signal Casemiro from Actual Madrid over the summer season, however the Brazilian midfielder has barely featured for the membership.

Casemiro – who signed a four-year deal at Previous Trafford – is but to start out a Premier League recreation, making 4 substitute appearances to date.

He performed 90 minutes as United had been overwhelmed at house by Actual Sociedad of their Europa League opener, and returned to the bench for the win over FC Sheriff.

United face Cypriot facet Omonia of their third Group E match on Thursday and boss Ten Hag was quizzed about Casemiro forward of the fixture.

‘We are going to play tomorrow our greatest workforce, we now have to assemble a workforce as a result of we wish a aggressive tradition,’ Ten Hag mentioned.

‘It had nothing to do with Casemiro, it had all to do with Scott [McTominay]. When he wasn’t within the workforce at Brentford, we misplaced.

‘Casemiro can have an essential function, we all know his background, the titles he’s gained, you see day by day in coaching.’

Former England striker Darren Bent suspects Ten Hag didn’t wish to signal Casemiro and feels he ‘doesn’t belief’ the 30-year-old.

‘I simply query whether or not Casemiro was somebody Ten Hag actually needed,’ Bent informed talkSPORT.

‘You take a look at Casemiro’s resume and what he’s achieved within the recreation, performed on the highest stage, gained the largest competitions by the way in which and within the largest recreation of Manchester United’s season to date [against Manchester City], he doesn’t go in.

‘I simply query to start with whether or not he was Ten Hag’s signing. And secondly, I get it with the legs that [Scott] McTominay’s received, can get about, places himself about, has achieved effectively on this run Manchester United have been on.

‘However that was a query mark when lots of people had been [talking about] Casemiro and I went, ‘Oh, Manchester United’s largest recreation of the season and he’s not beginning’. That made me suppose if Ten Hag does belief him or actually needed him.’

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