Scott McTominay: Manchester United man comes of age in impressive display against Barcelona in the Champions League


Scott McTominay: Manchester United man comes of age in impressive display against Barcelona in the Champions League

Among them were Golden Boot winners, European Cup winners, World Cup champions and one of the game’s greats in Lionel Messi, but it was a 22-year-from Lancaster, who stood tallest, literally, on Wednesday night at Old Trafford.

Scott McTominay’s growth spurt is well documented. At the start of 2015 he was 5’7, he is now 6’4 and was man of the match against Barcelona.

McTominay dominated the United midfield

While his inclusion in the starting XI may have initially raised eyebrows, McTominay went about justifying Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s faith in him.

Despite Manchester United narrowly losing 1-0 in the first-leg of their Champions League quarter-final, the Scotland international turned in a commanding performance, marshalling the midfield which earned him plenty of praise.


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