Erik ten Hag has rubbished comparisons made between Alejandro Garnacho and Manchester United legends Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Garnacho scored a really beautiful overhead kick to offer Man Utd an early lead of their eventual 3-0 win over Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday night.
The goal has notably drawn comparisons to overhead kicks scored by Wayne Rooney – for the Purple Devils in opposition to Manchester Metropolis – and Cristiano Ronaldo for Actual Madrid in opposition to Juventus within the UEFA Champions League – two targets broadly thought of to be a few of the greatest we have seen in current occasions.
Nevertheless, chatting with the press after the win, supervisor Ten Hag was eager to garbage comparisons between Garnacho and the legendary forwards, insisting that the teen must do extra if he desires to be “a participant like Rooney or Ronaldo”:
“Do not examine, I do not suppose it is proper. All of them have their very own identification. For Garnacho to go that method, he has quite a bit to return, he has to work very exhausting and do it on a constant base. To this point, he has not however he undoubtedly has excessive potential to do some wonderful issues.
“It isn’t the primary time we see this, we see usually glimpses, however if you wish to be a participant like Rooney or Ronaldo, it’s a must to rating 20, 25 targets within the Premier League.
“It is not simple to get, it’s a must to work very exhausting and go in methods the place it hurts. Quite a bit to return however potential he has.
“It was a improbable aim. Within the season, there are nonetheless many video games to play however possibly already the aim of the season. Not solely the end, it was the again to the tip. However the end was unbelievable.”
The aim was simply Garnacho’s second in all competitions so far this season, and he’ll be hoping so as to add to that tally when he and Manchester United face off in opposition to Galatasaray in an important Champions League recreation in midweek.
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