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Man Utd boss Solskjaer: Good lad Telles important for Elanga debut

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has praised Alex Telles for his leadership in guiding debutant Anthony Elanga in Tuesday night's defeat to Leicester City.

Solskjaer admitted that Telles hasn't played as much as the Brazilian would have liked after his move from FC Porto last summer, but that he remains a key part of the squad.

"I think anyone who doesn't play as much as they'd like would be frustrated and disappointed," said Solskjaer.

"Alex is a very good lad, I've had conversations with him, of course. He knows that when you're at Man United you're challenging against the very best for a place and Luke has had a fantastic season and has kept fit for longer, but Alex, whenever he's played, has done really well.

"I was really pleased with him today, you could see his experience out there, in behind Anthony.

“It was important for Anthony to have Alex behind him to help him."

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