Erik ten Hag praises Manchester United star for his impact in Copenhagen win. It’s not Onana or Maguire

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Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag has hailed Christian Eriksen for his superb performance in Manchester United’s win over Copenhagen.

The Danish midfielder came on as a half-time substitute to set up Harry Maguire’s headed winner with a brilliant cross.

Despite Harry Maguire and Andre Onana making the headlines for their impact, Red Devils boss Ten Hag hailed the influence of Eriksen in the game as he won the man-of-the-match award

Ten Hag said: “He was part of it, definitely.

“I think our build-up got fluid, more fluid, once he came in. But we made some adjustments in other positions, in other constructions and cooperation.

“But Christian definitely played a big part in that. His timings were good to get free and on the ball his decision-making was good and the best example was the assist for Harry Maguire’s goal.”

Meanwhile, one United fan also praised Eriksen saying: “Eriksen???? I’ve been talking about how much I like his role of impacting games from the bench but with his form it is clear now that he has to start at least one game a week.

“Nobody in the squad has the influence in possession that he does.”