He can certainly tackle…
Aaron Wan-Bissaka could find himself in a new position at stages next season as Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is reportedly considering experimenting with the right-back over the summer.
Wan-Bissaka has been left out of Gareth Southgate’s England squad for Euro 2020 but his club manager, Solskjaer, has plans for the 23-year-old ahead of next season.
The Sun reports that Solskjaer is eager to see if Wan-Bissaka is capable of slotting in at centre-half throughout preseason.
The hope is that Wan-Bissaka, who is known for his accurate tackling and sprint speed, will have something to add to the heart of United’s defence, either as one of two centre-backs or on the right side of a back three.
United remain in the market for a new central defender this summer, while the Red Devils are also believed to be interested in signing Atletico Madrid full-back Kieran Trippier.
It’s coming up on two years since Wan-Bissaka moved to United from Crystal Palace and he has had little competition in the right-back department since his switch to Old Trafford.
Assessing his second season with United, Wan-Bissaka recently admitted that he feels that his confidence is growing.
“Every game, every step, that’s how I take it, to improve and push myself throughout,” Wan-Bissaka told United’s website.
Aaron Wan-Bissaka assesses his season
“I feel I’ve done okay. I can feel it in myself, the confidence and excitement of when every game comes up. You want to play, you can’t wait to get the game started.
“You know what the team’s capable of, the performances we can all put together to get the result we want.”