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Cascarino: Wan-Bissaka needs to offer more offensively

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Aaron Wan-Bissaka joined Manchester United last summer but has yet to win over all his critics despite impressive displays. 

It is never enough if you are a Manchester United player. You are held to a higher standard and all praises coming your way come with a caveat. 

This is the life you chose when you join the Red Devils and something Aaron Wan-Bissaka needs to get used to. 

Former Chelsea forward, Tony Cascarino, was in awe of the 22-year-old’s performances this season. He hailed him for shackling the likes of Mo Salah and Raheem Sterling. 

However, he believes Wan-Bissaka still has another gear left in him. Cascarino believes the United defender needs to become more offensive in his displays to become a United great.

The former Crystal Palace defender was set Trent Alexander-Arnold as the role model to mold his game around.

“Aaron Wan-Bissaka is a fantastic one-on-one defender. I’ve seen him keep Son Heung-min quiet, outmaneuver Sadio Mane and give Raheem Sterling a very tough time,” Metro quoted Cascarino.

“But if he’s going to be a top player for Manchester United, he’s got to offer more offensively.”

“He’s got to be an outlet. Full backs are very important in the modern game — look at how much Trent Alexander-Arnold and Andrew Robertson contribute in attack.”

Wan-Bissaka was integral to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s achievements at the Old Trafford. He made 35 Premier League appearances and laid down four assists.