Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hails Axel Tuanzebe for silencing Nicolas Pepe in Manchester United’s draw with Arsenal

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hails Axel Tuanzebe for silencing Nicolas Pepe in Manchester United’s draw with Arsenal

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first_img Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 1 Oct 2019 12:57 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Advertisement Comment Axel Tuanzebe impressed up against Arsenal’s Nicolas Pepe (EPA)Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has praised Axel Tuanzebe for his performance against Nicolas Pepe in Manchester United’s draw with Arsenal on Monday evening.Scott McTominay opened the scoring for United in the first half but Arsenal were able to secure a point via Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s goal in the 58th minute.Before the match, Solskjaer was forced to reshuffle his defence as Aaron Wan-Bissaka was ruled out due to illness. Ashley Young replaced the 21-year-old at right-back while Tuanzebe was played on the opposite flank.And despite playing in an unfamiliar position, Tuanzebe impressed and was able to keep Pepe, a £72 million summer signing, quiet for the majority of the match.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘We can see Axel will be a top, top player,’ Solskjaer said after the game. Pepe struggled to get the better of Tuanzebe at Old Trafford (Getty Images)More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘I think that showed by him playing well against Pepe.‘I think Pepe is a threat and Axel did really well.‘We’ve had a few injuries and illnesses, so there was a decision when Aaron wasn’t fit to play.’More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errors Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hails Axel Tuanzebe for silencing Nicolas Pepe in Manchester United’s draw with Arsenal Advertisementlast_img

 

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