Aaron Wan-Bissaka's derby performance has fans and pundits talking

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Manchester United produced one of the performances of the season on Saturday night, powering to an electric 2-1 win over their title-chasing neighbours, Manchester City. 

Whilst Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial shone once again at the front of United's three-pronged attack - bagging a goal apiece - it was the performance of another of the Red Devils' youngsters at the other end that has really got fans talking. 

£45 million summer signing Aaron Wan-Bissaka was tasked with one of the hardest jobs in world football, keeping both Raheem Sterling and Kevin De Bruyne quiet for a full 90 minutes.

 

But boy did he live up to the challenge. And some. 

Wan-Bissaka set the tone for the game from the first whistle, hitting his high-flying opponents with some crunching tackles in the first five minutes.

Not allowing the City attack a minute of rest throughout the entire match, the 22-year-old ended the game with an incredible seven clearances, five tackles, four blocks, and two interceptions to his name.

Such was the nature of his performance in fact, that Martin Keown, speaking on Match of The Day, labelled the young right back the 'best one on one defender in the league'.

Analysing a highlight reel of some of his finest moments, Arsenal and Premier League legend Keown's praise did not end there however. 

"Sterling has got electric pace, but it doesn't matter. He goes in and takes charge of things and he's got that pace. He wants to show him down the line, his set up's right and he's got quick feet. 

"This is something I was good at myself and I think this guy is ahead of me!".

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Praise for his stellar performance didn't just come from the media either. Speaking to their official website after the game, United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer summed up his performance in just one line. 

"Aaron, he's playing against Sterling out there, Mahrez out there, De Bruyne out there, and they just couldn't get past him".

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