- Eric Bailly was impressive for Manchester United in their game againt Aston Villa
- United manager Ole Solskjaer explained that the Ivorian showed his quality
- Manchester United are occupying second position on the Premier League table
Ivory Coast international Eric Bailly who currently plays for Manchester United has been saluted by his manager at Old Trafford Ole Solskjaer for his superb performance against Aston Villa.
Manchester United on Friday afternoon, January 1, recorded an important Premier League win over Aston Villa with Anthony Martial and Bruno Fernandes netting for the Red Devils.
However, the Premier League encounter would have ended in a draw if not for Eric Bailly who blocked the shot by Kienan Davis with his body for the match to end ina win for United.
Eric Bailly had six superb clearances in the Premier League encounter against Aston Villa and his teammates surrounded him with praises after the duel.
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According to the report on GOAL, Ole Solskjaer explained that he was happy with the performance of Eric Bailly in the game against Aston Villa.
“You can see today his physicality, his pace and his bravery is second to none really.
"He's got a style of play that's caused him to get injured a few times and probably muscle fibers have caused some injuries as well.
"You can see how much it means to him but also for the rest of the boys at the end of the game, because he is such a well-liked player and man in the dressing room.
"Everyone wants him to do well and knows the struggles he's had and we're delighted for him."
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Ole Solskjaer who is the manager of Premier League giants Manchester United confirmed that Ivorian winger Amad Diallo will be joining the Red Devils this year which will be a big plus.
Amad Diallo who currently plays for Atalanta in the Serie A is one of the best wingers in the world considering his performances so far this term.
This latest development from Manchester United coach came after the club's important win over Aston Villa on New Year day which was an incredible one for the Old Trafford landlords.
Manchester United confirmed the purchase Diallo from Atalanta over the summer for a fee which could reach £37m with the winger staying at the club.
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