David Moyes desires to show Michail Antonio into West Ham United’s model of Cristiano Ronaldo. The Hammers star is suspended for the sport towards Manchester United on Sunday however may face the Crimson Devils on Wednesday night time.
West Ham United face Manchester United twice within the subsequent six days – within the Premier League on Sunday after which on Wednesday within the Carabao Cup. Cristiano Ronaldo is anticipated to play on Sunday however may be very prone to be rested on Wednesday.
Cristiano Ronaldo has scored three targets in his two appearances for United this season. David Moyes is conscious of the risk he brings to the pitch and desires Michail Antonio to do the identical.
Forward of Sunday’s conflict, he said within the pre-match press convention:
“He is an unbelievable kind of killer, so far as scoring targets. I hope we are able to flip Michail Antonio right into a killer of a goalscorer as a result of Ronaldo began as a large participant, and ended up changing into a terrific quantity 9, so I hope that we are able to do the identical with Mic within the years to return. However, Ronaldo is a wonderful participant, he has introduced one other stage of pleasure to the Premier League, and we’ll do every thing we are able to to maintain him quiet.”
Paul Merson praises Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo
In the meantime, Paul Merson was stuffed with reward for Cristiano Ronaldo after his second debut for Manchester United. The previous Arsenal star believes the Portuguese ahead is from one other planet and his motion on the pitch is frightening.
“He is not going to shut full-backs down, and he performed loads of what I might name wall passes the place he simply got here and saved it ticking over. He is not the identical participant, however when you put the ball within the field otherwise you search for and discover time on the ball his motion is completely scary. I believed Edinson Cavani’s was good, however he’s on one other planet.”
Manchester United received their Premier League conflict final week when Cristiano Ronaldo made his debut however couldn’t repeat that within the Champions League. The Portuguese star scored a objective, however Younger Boys surprised the Crimson Devils with a objective within the final minute of the sport to win it 2-1.