How Aaron Wan-Bissaka proved Erik ten Hag’s selection right just 20 seconds into Man Utd clash with rivals Man City

    AARON WAN-BISSAKA didn’t take long to justify Erik ten Hag’s recent faith in him in the Manchester derby.

    The full-back was recently brought back in from the cold and started in Manchester United’s crunch clash with their neighbours last weekend.

    Aaron Wan-Bissaka has shone since his return to Manchester United fold

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    Aaron Wan-Bissaka has shone since his return to Manchester United foldCredit: GETTY
    The full-back showed off his skills in the Manchester derby

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    The full-back showed off his skills in the Manchester derbyCredit: BT SPORT
    How Aaron Wan-Bissaka proved Erik ten Hag’s selection right just 20 seconds into Man Utd clash with rivals Man City

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    How Aaron Wan-Bissaka proved Erik ten Hag’s selection right just 20 seconds into Man Utd clash with rivals Man CityCredit: BT Sport

    Wan-Bissaka, 25, has found himself on the fringes of the starting XI for the majority of Ten Hag‘s tenure but started against City due to an injury to Diogo Dalot.

    And the former Crystal Palace man gave the Dutchman a firm reminder of his capabilities a mere 20 seconds into the Old Trafford tussle.

    Wan-Bissaka sent City hardman Rodri sprawling to the turf with a neat bit of skill as he marauded forward – which received rapturous applause from the Theatre of Dreams faithful.

    The former England Under-21 international proved to be a constant threat going forward in United’s 2-1 triumph, which didn’t go unnoticed by team-mate Marcus Rashford.

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    The United hitman said: “We all know about his defensive qualities.

    “And for me, he just needs confidence to be pushed to go forward because, when he goes forward, he can create goalscoring opportunities for us.”

    Wan-Bissaka also shone in United’s recent triumphs over Burnley and Bournemouth, performances Ten Hag recently hailed.

    The former Ajax chief said: “It’s clear, he has a future [at the club].

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    “He had some good years here at Man United, but from the start this season he had a lot of illnesses and injuries.

    “From the restart on, he’s fit, he could train with the team, and you see him progressing.

    “His fitness level is getting better, his performance level is getting better and I’m really happy with his performance [against Burnley].

    “If you then give an assist, especially the way he gave an assist, his movement in the right moment, the timing, great pass of course from Bruno, but the assist is great.

    “So I’m happy with his performance, he did good.”

    Wan-Bissaka and his United team-mates will be back in action on Wednesday night, travelling to Selhurst Park to take on Crystal Palace.

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