Tyrell Malacia reveals the Manchester United legend that he admires

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Tyrell Malacia has revealed he admired Manchester United legend Patrice Evra over the years while growing up.

Tyrell Malacia also revealed he wants to surpass the achievements of Patrice Evra at Manchester United.

Malacia completed his €15million transfer to Manchester United from Dutch club Feyenoord on Tuesday.

The 22-year-old became the first signing of the Erik ten Hag era on Tuesday, signing a four-year deal with the option of a further 12 months.

Asked if there was any Manchester United player he admired while growing up, Malacia told Manchester United’s official website: “Yes, Patrice Evra. I love his style. Everything is fast, energetic.”

Patrice Evra

Asked if he was inspired by Evra’s career, he added: “Yeah of course. I want to do even better. I know it’s going to be difficult, but I set the bar high for myself. It’s what I want.”