2023-01-25 07:36:00

Antony told 'he can do better' for Man Utd as Ten Hag challenges winger to be 'more direct'

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By Gill Clark
  • Antony struggling for form
  • Ten Hag says he can do better
  • Tells winger to be more direct

WHAT HAPPENED? Ten Hag has given his verdict on summer signing Antony, with the Brazilian's form coming under scrutiny at Old Trafford. The United boss admits there is room for improvement and has highlighted what he wants to see going forwards from the 85 million man.

WHAT THEY SAID: "When he is playing, the team is winning and that already gives a message I think how well he is performing," Ten Hag told reporters. "He can do better, I see space for improvement and, for instance - and I think you notice - we want him to be more direct, more involved. But the team is performing better if he is on the pitch and that is a good thing, a good base to build further on.

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