Manchester United star Eric Bailly is feeling the love lately and has opened up on what it means to be a part of the squad.
Fans loved seeing the Ivorian international swamped by his teammates following the narrow win over Aston Villa.
The win meant United went level on points with league leaders Liverpool and Bailly played a huge role in the victory, particularly his last-ditch block at the end of the match.
The former Villareal man has gotten plenty of praise of late and it seems as though he will be tough to displace when Victor Lindelof returns from injury.
Bailly’s partnership with Harry Maguire has also been the kind that supporters want to see more of as they feel it’s the club’s best option.
Bailly: "In this team, we are like a family. Like all of the people are friends, like brothers. #mufc is one family and I’m very happy with my team-mates to do this [celebrate with him at full-time] for me because they know the moment I had before." #mulive [mu]
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What Bailly says is crucial as he appreciates that his teammates recognise he was going through a tough period in his career and are happy to see him succeed.
The tenacious centre-back was struggling with injury after injury and has only seemingly pulled himself together in recent matches.
It’s because of his availability that he’s been selected and has managed to put together the form of his life.
If Bailly can continue to prove he’s put his injury problems behind him then there’s no reason why he can’t have a long-term future at the club.
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