‘He makes Man United solid’ – Bacary Sagna hails proper Man United star

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Former Manchester City and Arsenal defender Bacary Sagna has hailed Manchester United star Lisandro Martinez as a proper defender.

“Lisandro Martinez at United, that guy is a real defender!” Sagna told Lord Ping.

“He is serious – there is nothing flashy about his play. He does his job perfectly. Not only does he have great ability on the ball, but he relishes the duels – he engages attackers.

“As a defender, you have to be scary, strong. Some defenders forget they are defenders, they want to be skilful at the back.

“He makes United solid and gives a platform for their attacking players to shine – that is the job of a proper defender.”