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Man Utd legend Vidic proud of Bailly comparison

Manchester United legend Nemanja Vidic is proud of comparisons with Eric Bailly.

Bailly won the Man-of-the-Match award in three of his first four competitive matches and was later voted the Reds' Player of the Month for August to cap an excellent start to life at Old Trafford.

Vidic told United Review: "If he keeps going as he is, he will definitely have a great career at United," Vidic told us. “Of course, I'm glad that someone compares him to me and I hope he will be a player who does very well for us. He's strong and composed with the ball. He's a very confident player. He has a bit of everything. What I have seen in the first few matches is that we have a great player for the future and a player I would say we needed. He reads the game well. He already looks a big signing for us.

“I think he's already popular with the fans. Of the signings we've had this year, I think he's the one that has surprised everyone the most. He's 22 years old and he went straight into the club and looks at home straight away. That's outstanding for me. We know how many players come to England and need time to adapt and that, for me, is what is so impressive – he's 22 and he has adapted straight away and showed some confidence which is important."

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