New Manchester United midfielder Sofyan Amrabat has revealed he has been inspired by former club greats.

Sofyan Amrabat was unveiled as a Manchester United player earlier this week, and presented with the number four shirt.

The Morocco international is keen to get started after clinching the move he had been hoping for all summer.

The midfielder has signed a loan move, with an option to buy negotiated as part of the deal.

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Sofyan Amrabat inspired by Manchester United greats

Speaking to club media, Sofyan Amrabat says he enjoyed watching the Manchester United teams of the past, when he was growing up.

Amrabat picked out several players who stood out for him, including three midfielders he took inspiration from.

He explained: “I think United had so many fantastic players and young midfielders. So, in general, I look more to the midfielders like Paul Scholes, Roy Keane, David Beckham.

“But there were so many big players. Gary Neville, Rio Ferdinand, Louis Saha, Wayne Rooney, [Cristiano] Ronaldo. I can go on for one hour to say names.”

Sofyan Amrabat promises passion

Amrabat was asked also about what Manchester United fans can expect from him on the pitch.

He explained: “I don’t like to speak about myself. I want to show it on the pitch, but I can promise that I will give my best with everything; every day, every minute, every second. So, it is the only thing that I can say now.”

He also added that he was looking forward to linking back up with his former Utrecht boss, Erik ten Hag.

The midfielder said: “It’s fantastic because I think Erik ten Hag is a coach who will push always to the limit.

“He’s hungry. He wants to win. He’s a winner and I like that. I think I’m also similar, I’m also a winner. I want to win every day so it’s a good match.”

Amrabat is on international duty with Morocco at present, with United confirming he has travelled to join up with the Atlas Lions.

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