Sofyan Amrabat, the versatile midfielder, played at Old Trafford yesterday as he made his full debut for Manchester United in a thrilling Carabao Cup third-round clash against Crystal Palace. The Moroccan international’s performance on the pitch was matched only by his statement after the game: “My dream came true! I can play in any position to help United, even as a goalkeeper.”
Amrabat’s journey to Manchester United has been nothing short of remarkable. Signed from Serie A side Fiorentina on loan during the summer transfer window, the midfielder had been waiting to prove himself on one of the world’s grandest stages. And what better occasion to do so than in this Carabao Cup fixture?
The midfielder showcased his adaptability throughout the match, from his natural midfield role to support the team wherever he was needed even in the left back. While he didn’t wear the goalkeeper gloves during the game, his statement about being willing to do so explains his his commitment to the team’s success.