Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Jose Making Sure Axel Is Motoring

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Jose Making Sure Axel Is Motoring

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AXEL Tuanzebe says Jose Mourinho is putting him under pressure - and it is helping him become a better player.

The Rochdale-raised defender impressed as part of a three-man United defence in the Carabao Cup win over Swansea on Tuesday night.

And he relished the opportunity of showing Mourinho what he is capable of in his first senior appearance of the season.

He said: "There's nothing better than playing for Manchester United - playing for a big manager and a big club.

"There's nothing more rewarding as a young lad coming through.

"Every day you are learning. We've got Jose Mourinho as our manager, and you can't ask for a bigger manager.

"Under him there's a lot of pressure and you have to perform. But dealing with that pressure makes you a better player - I've got that burden on me. …

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