Former Manchester United star Nicky Butt has conceded his first impressions of Casemiro were off the mark and that the midfielder has been “amazing” this season.
The Brazilian was slowly integrated into the side, coming off the bench in his first four games but has since started every Premier League game he’s been available for.
There were a handful of sceptics about his £60m summer arrival, who were worried he had only come to Old Trafford for the money after a trophy-laden stay at Real Madrid. READ MORE: United already have the blueprint to beat Liverpool Butt was one of those, although he has now admitted he was wrong to hold that concern.
Speaking to the Daily Mail, he said: “I didn’t think he [Casemiro] took to it that well when he started. “I thought he looked heavy and sluggish.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk