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Cascarino full of praise for Man Utd defender Lindelof

Former Chelsea striker Tony Cascarino was impressed by Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof for this week's win at Juventus.

Lindelof was a dominant presence in Jose Mourinho's back four, just as he was in the reverse fixture.

Victor Lindelof's performances in the centre of Manchester United's defence have improved so much over the past three or four games," Cascarino wrote in The Times.

“Perhaps they now only need to buy one new centre back now rather than two.

“Form and fitness issues gave Lindelof his chance in the team and he has gone from a liability to certain starter.

“He was superb for Sweden at the World Cup but was nowhere near as good for United when the Premier League season began.

“He still has the odd mistake in him, although that side of his game is improving,

“But he reads situations well and is a lot quicker than most people think."

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