Manchester United goalkeeper Andre Onana explains controversial Erik ten Hag tactic

Andre Onana Manchester United goalkeeper in the Premier League
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Manchester United goalkeeper Andre Onana has explained what the club have been trying to achieve by building out from the back as they have under Erik ten Hag.

The Cameroon international has attempted among the most passes of any stopper in the Premier League this season, with only Fulham’s Bernd Leno and Tottenham’s Guglielmo Vicario using their feet more other than when taking goal kicks.

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Steven Chicken

Steven Chicken has been working as a football writer since 2009, taking in stints with Football365 and the Huddersfield Examiner. Steven still covers Huddersfield Town home and away for his own publication, Steven is a two-time nominee for Regional Journalist of the Year at the prestigious British Sports Journalism Awards, making the shortlist in 2020 and 2023.