Marcel Sabitzer’s agent has warned Erik ten Hag his new player is an “unpleasant person” when he isn’t getting his desired number of minutes on the pitch.
It was supposed to be an uneventful deadline day for Manchester United but that all changed when it was revealed Christian Eriksen was set to be sidelined until late April after being on the wrong end of a wild Andy Carroll tackle in Saturday’s win over Reading.
With Casemiro and Bruno Fernandes’ places in the side nailed down, Sabitzer will likely be competing for Eriksen’s vacant spot alongside Fred and the currently injured Scott McTominay but the 28-year-old apparently won’t be best pleased if he finds himself down the pecking order.
Roger Wittmann, Sabitzer’s agent, offered an insight into his client’s mentality and how much he wants to be a regular starter.
“[He’s] the most unpleasant person to be around when he’s not playing,” Wittmann said, via Goal.
That’s what players who always want to win look like.”
I am a competitive player; I want to win and help the club achieve its aims this season.
I am excited to start with my new teammates and manager and to show my qualities to Manchester United fans.”