The pair shone at the back for United's Champions League win at PSG.
"Alex Telles? It was a solid performance from him; we're proud of him," Tuanzebe told manutd.com.
“[He's] a good addition for the team, a good personality, good character. So going forward I'm very [much] looking forward to working with him."
On being part of a back three, he continued: "Obviously to aid the team and it being a difficult game, we tried something new and it paid off.
"And we're happy that it paid off. It's three points and happy days."