Sir Alex Ferguson impressed by Man United midfielder's growth

Sir Alex Ferguson impressed by Man United midfielder's growth

Scott McTominay's steady growth at Man United has caught the eye of former manager Sir Alex Ferguson. 

McTominay arrived at Man United aged seven and has developed into one of United's best midfielders under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. 

He has made 43 appearances and scored seven goals, so far in this campaign, and is among the first names on starting team sheets. 

Speaking during an interview with BBC, Ferguson compared the 24-year-old to one of United's greats in Darren Fletcher and Brian McClair. 

“We've been blessed,” he told the BBC Sport website.

“I signed him when he was seven or eight years of age. McTominay is of a similar type to Darren. A bit long, lanky, a good winner of the ball, a good turn of pace going forward, a great attitude to the game.”

“It's really rewarding for me to see a Scot coming through. Darren was one. McClair was a great Scot for us, a fantastic player,” Fergie said. 

“We've been blessed with great Scots right through going back to the King, Denis Law. It makes you proud.”

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