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'Garnacho has been United's best player this season'

On the latest episode of BBC Radio Manchester's The Devils' Advocate podcast, Gaz Drinkwater, Jay Motty and Kim Burdett spoke about the win over Aston Villa and the performances of their young attacking players.

"Now we've got that front line, especially [Alejandro] Garnacho and [Rasmus] Hojlund, who feel like they have that threat that we've not had, especially since the back end of last year. I feel like they can win any game even if they're not playing necessarily well," said Gaz.

"I think Garnacho has been our best player this season."

Jay replied: "I think he's been very good. I like that he keeps going and keeps trying.

"Yes he can be a bit greedy at times but he's a kid who can score goals so I don't blame him too much but he doesn't give up running at his defender. I want to see that.

"Back in the day when we used to win things, if Ryan Giggs ran at a full-back and got tackled he wouldn't give up, he'd keep going and Garnacho has that about him.

"I'd rather see that than an attacking player who's going to stop, turn backwards and just not have the ability to run at players and he does that.

"And he must be a nightmare to play against."

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