‘He looks really good’: Victor Lindelof praises new Manchester United team-mate Tyrell Malacia after the Dutch left-back impressed in training
- Tyrell Malacia was Erik ten Hag’s first signing as Manchester United manager
- The Dutch defender joined the Red Devils from Ajax for £13m
- Centre-back Victor Lindelof, 28, called Malacia a ‘great guy’
Manchester United Defender Victor Lindelof has praised his club’s new signing Tyrell Malacia after being impressed by the left-back’s personality and attitude.
Malacia became Eric ten Hags first signing as a Manchester United manager when he joined from Ajax for £13million earlier this month.
The 22-year-old has made a few appearances in United’s pre-season friendlies but has mainly attracted attention for his performances in training.
Tyrell Malacia has impressed since signing for Manchester United earlier this month
‘He’s really handsome,’ said Lindelof ON TV von Malacia: “I spoke to him a bit and he seems like a great guy. I think he will fit right into the squad with all the guys.
“I’m looking forward to training and working with him more but he looks really, really good.”
The Swedish defender feels refreshed after a summer break and is looking forward to the new season under ten Hag. He continued: “It was great to have some time off over the summer and of course when I came back I felt fresh and ready and yes it felt good.
Victor Lindelof was full of praise for his new team-mate and looking forward to the new season
“The training was very good. I think we’ve improved a lot and it’s tough as it should be in preparation. And he [Erik ten Hag] demands a lot and I absolutely love it, so yes, a pleasure.
“Everyone is looking forward to the new season and we are doing everything we can to prepare as well as possible for this game and the rest of the season.”
United start their Premier League action against Brighton on Sunday 7 August.