Alejandro Garnacho warned about his attitude at Man Utd by Erik ten Hag
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Manchester United sensation Alejandro Garnacho has been warned by manager Erik ten Hag his chances of making it at Old Trafford depend on his attitude.
The 18-year-old provided two assists from the bench in United's 4-2 win over Aston Villa in the Carabao Cup on Thursday evening.
Garnacho was handed a full debut against FC Sheriff in the Europa League last month before scoring his first goal for the club against Real Sociedad eight days ago.
Following victory over Villa to set up a fourth-round clash with Burnley, ten Hag stressed how important it is for Garnacho to keep his feet on the ground. You can check out his comments below:
Ten Hag previously admitted Garnacho's attitude was not at the level required, as did United teammate Bruno Fernandes.
Reports claimed he turned up late for training during pre-season twice, which prolonged his wait for a first-team debut.
"It was good that he came on and showed that performance and had that impact in the game, to be able to assist, make the dribbles and run behind," Ten Hag explained.
"He still has things to learn but quite obviously we are happy with his development and he can contribute to the team.
"It depends on his approach, his attitude. When he keeps working then yes, it is possible [for him to play more]. He wants to improve every day. He has to do the right things in his lifestyle. He has the capability."
Garnacho replaced Donny van de Beek with United 2-1 down and completely changed the game.
After Marcus Rashford equalised for United, Garnacho put the ball on a plate for Fernandes. The Portugal international saw his effort deflect past Emiliano Martinez thanks to an outstretched leg from Tyrone Mings.
In added time, Garnacho whipped in a lovely ball for Scott McTominay. He made no mistake from close-range to give United the win.
United's final game before the World Cup is away to Fulham on Sunday afternoon. The Cottagers will be without star striker Aleksandar Mitrovic due to a recurring ankle issue.