Ten Hag also opened up on his United team who have now won their last four matches across all competitions against Liverpool, Southampton, Leicester and Arsenal.
And, when quizzed on why Scott McTominay was starting ahead of summer signing Casemiro, the 52-year-old insisted it was because of the Scotland international’s impressive form.
“You can see it like that, when the team is acting well, we have more than 11 players, then you stay in,” he stated.
“The team is improving, it’s getting better, but for the players that aren’t in the team, they can come in at any moment and maybe do better than the players that are in.
“I know that you need more than 11 players. We have a really good bench.”
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