Pundit opens up about Eric Bailly at Man United this season

Matt Le Tissier heaps praise on Eric Bailly following his strong start to life at Manchester United this season

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Eric Bailly joined Manchester United from Villarreal last summer Photo: Eric Bailly / Instagram

Matt Le Tissier has heaped praise on Eric Bailly following his strong start to life at Manchester United and is tipping the defender to develop into an Old Trafford star under Jose Mourinho.

The Ivorian defender has been a regular fixture in the Manchester United first team since his arrival at the club from Villarreal in the summer transfer window.

The 23-year-old has made 20 Premier League appearances so far this season and has earned praise for his solid displays for Mourinho’s men this term.

Bailly will be hoping to help Manchester United win the Europa League and finish in the top four in his first season at Old Trafford.

And former Southampton star Le Tissier has been very impressed by what he has seen from Bailly so far in a Manchester United shirt.

Le Tissier told Sky Sports: “I think he’s done pretty well and again he’s still got plenty of improvement in him.

“He’s obviously got a great organiser in Jose Mourinho as a manager, so he will benefit from that massively.”

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Bailly will be hoping to feature for Manchester United when the Red Devils take on Manchester City in the Premier League at The Etihad on Thursday night.

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