At Manchester United, people have been talking about Tuanzebe for a long time, but injuries have affected his progress.
After playing for Aston Villa on loan and helping them advance to the Premier League, he once looked ready, but in December 2019 he suffered a ligament injury.
But for Paris Saint-Germain, he performed well and dealt with the speed of Mbappe and Neymar very well. As a central defender, one of his characteristics is that he does not appear helpless even in the wing area. This Manchester United seems to play The three-back formation is more suitable than the four-back. The 22-year-old Tuanzebe gave Solskjaer an important piece to use.
Therefore, their real width comes from full-backs or wingbacks. In order to ensure that the wing provides offensive support, but not to catch up, you need to play a three-centre-back system.
They played like this in the World War I against Paris. Tou Anzebe and Luke Chaw are more mobile than the average central defender. They are very comfortable when they move out of the penalty area. They can provide extra protection when the team loses the ball in the high post. .
他们在第一次世界大战对巴黎的比赛中就是这样。 Tou Anzebe和Luke Chaw比一般的中后卫更具机动性。他们离开罚球区时非常舒服。当球队在高位失球时，他们可以提供额外的保护。 。
When Manchester United played 4231 and used a two-centre defender system, one of the problems was that Maguire and Lindeloff were not good at attacking or covering the wing. They were vulnerable when the opponents counterattack, just like when they lost to Tottenham 1-6. As shown. Three central defenders will be better, three central defenders plus a left-behind midfielder, two wing guards freely plug in to provide offensive width.
At home against Chelsea, Manchester United should stick to this formation. Lampard’s team may have more possession of the ball, but past games have shown that Manchester United can still play comfortably when they have little possession. They defeated Leicester City with a poor possession rate, and last season Manchester City and Tottenham.
Manchester United do not have a central defender partner like Ferdinand Vidic or Terry Carvalho. They must arrange three central defenders to make up for it. In this way, Tuanzebe may have the opportunity he has been looking forward to since his rise to Manchester United five years ago. .