Buttner in dreamland after impressive Man Utd bow

Summer signing Alexander Buttner was surprised by his own performance on debut for Manchester United on the weekend.

Summer signing Alexander Buttner was surprised by his own performance on debut for Manchester United on the weekend.

The Dutch left-back, who joined from Vitesse Arnhem last month, scored a goal and set another up as United beat Wigan Athletic 4-0 at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Buttner, who stepped in for the rested Patrice Evra, admits it was a dream to make his United bow and says he felt even better to contribute in his first outing.

"When I stood on the pitch on Saturday, I thought 'how have I ended up here'," he said.

"It has all happened a bit fast. You hope to get some minutes on the pitch, but I was suddenly in the team.

"I heard about it first on Friday from Rene Meulensteen (United coach) and then from Ferguson.

"I'm just going to enjoy playing football and I really enjoyed my debut I'm learning here every day."

 

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