James Garner is assured he can play as a no6 or a no8 in Erik ten Hag’s Manchester United midfield subsequent season.
The 21-year-old impressed throughout a mortgage spell with Nottingham Forest within the Championship final season and will likely be given his probability to impress the brand new supervisor throughout United’s pre-season marketing campaign.
Garner missed the victories over Liverpool and Melbourne Victory because of harm, watching on as Zidane Iqbal and Charlie Savage took their possibilities within the facet.
Ten Hag is seeking to rebuild United’s midfield following the departures of Paul Pogba and Nemanja Matic, with Christian Eriksen arriving in Manchester and with the membership nonetheless chasing Barcelona star Frenkie de Jong.
Garner will doubtless get his probability to power his approach into the facet in upcoming video games in opposition to Crystal Palace and Aston Villa in Australia.
And the 21-year-old insists he is able to play in any position in the course of the park.
‘Me personally, I’m not too fussed if I play as a 6 or 8,’ he stated.
‘All through the academy I performed as a deeper mendacity 6. Individuals perhaps questioned whether or not I might rating and create however once I obtained to the 21s I confirmed I might additionally play box-to-box.
“This season I’ve performed as a 6, Eight and within the No 10 place.
‘For me I get pleasure from 6 or Eight so long as enjoying. Within the academy I used to be all the time a centre again at 6 or 7 however so obtained moved into midfield and it went from there.’
Garner was a key participant at Forest final season and Steve Cooper’s facet have proven curiosity in re-signing him this summer time – though the arrival of Dean Henderson on mortgage would complicate issues.
Whereas Garner will hope to power his approach into the facet at Outdated Trafford, United are reluctant to carry him again this season if he goes to stay on the bench, in response to The Telegraph.
Whether or not it’s on the membership or out on mortgage once more, United need to make sure the midfielder is getting common soccer subsequent season.
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