Manchester United have a cheat code to deal with one of the ‘best in the world’ as the Red Devils take on Brighton this weekend.
United have their fifth Premier League outing of the 23/24 season this weekend, as they take on Roberto De Zerbi’s Brighton side at Old Trafford.
The game will be a massively tough one for United. They have had a sea of injury problems this week, particularly at the back.
Nevertheless, one player who isn’t injured will prove mightily useful. He suppressed their star player in the last encounter at Old Trafford.
Brighton’s left-hand side is dangerous
Brighton have a phenomenal squad as a whole, but their undisputed strongest asset is their left-hand side.
The combination of Kaoru Mitoma and Pervis Estupinan is up there as one of the best in the Premier League, and thus far they’ve been on fire this season.
The eye-catching name of the two has to be Mitoma. The Japanese wizard has been described by his boss as ‘one of the best wingers in the world’, which he has been proving time and time again.
He has one goal and three assists so far this campaign and is undoubtedly United’s biggest threat as they visit Old Trafford.
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Luckily, we have someone who absolutely dominated him the last time they visited – Aaron Wan-Bissaka.
Aaron Wan-Bissaka is United’s cheat code against Mitoma
When Brighton came to Manchester last season – Wan-Bissaka was in absolute top form and completely got the better of Mitoma throughout the entirety of the match.
Mitoma himself summed it up as a ‘complete defeat‘ with Wan-Bissaka ensuring he did not complete a single dribble.
We seriously hope this is the case once again this weekend. United could really do with the English fullback on his A-game.