Former Premier League player, Danny Mills has described Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s choice to turn Jadon Sancho into a wing-back as ‘nearly a sackable offence.’
Mills insisted that the thought of the winger existence played as a defender is ‘ridiculous.’
The England forward has struggled to create impact at Manchester United next his £75m displace from Borussia Dortmund in the summertime.
Solskjaer has kept him on the bench for the bulk of the flavor, opting for his other attacking options such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Bricklayer Greenwood or fifty-fifty Edinson Cavani.
Reports emerged during the week that Man United coaches have deployed Sancho as a right wing-back in recent grooming sessions as Solskjaer tries to include him into a 3-4-1-2 system.
And this evolution has angered Mills, who believes that the Norwegian should learn to acquire the best out of the player in his natural place farther upwards the pitch where he flourished at Dortmund.
“Good luck turning him into a wing-back!” Mills joked to Football Insider.
“He didn’t play for England too much in the Euros because I don’t think he was dependable plenty to runway dorsum and do the defensive side of it. Dortmund never played him there.
“You bought a winger who is going to create chances and score goals. All of a sudden you’re going to play him at wing-back in an unbelievably leaky defence. It’s similar, really?
“That’s nearly a sackable offence in itself.
“Shall we pose Cristiano Ronaldo at centre-half because he can chief a ball? I think Ronaldo can chief the ball superior than the centre-halves at the minute so should they pose him at centre-half?”
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