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Tuanzebe wins big praise from Man Utd heroes for 5-star PSG performance

Manchester United's Boot Room hailed the performance of Axel Tuanzebe for their Champions League victory at PSG.

Tuanzebe, 22, has not played for United's senior side for almost a year due to a run of frustrating injuries, but was a starter against the likes of Kylian Mbappe and Neymar in Paris on Tuesday night.

Three former United players - Rio Ferdinand, Darren Fletcher and Owen Hargreaves - who were all working as pundits for BT Sport for the game - were impressed.

Hargreaves said: "Good luck getting this guy out of the team... I love him! He wasn't fazed by Mbappe or the occasion... this young man is not getting out of the side."

Ferdinand agreed, saying: "He was smelling danger... he snuffed out danger many a time today, you have to reward performances like that... he deserved to be rewarded."

Fletcher added: "He didn't even look like he was panicked or running full pelt; he looked like 'Oh right, it's Mbappe' - he was comfortable and he just dealt with it. Top class."

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