Manchester United fans react on Twitter to Victor Lindelof's performance

Manchester United defender was handed a start and helped keep a clean sheet.

Manchester United's Swedish defender Victor Lindelof applauds the fans following the UEFA Champions League Group A football match between Manchester United and Basel at Old Trafford in...

Manchester United recalled Victor Lindelof for their Champions League tie with Basel and the Swedish defender did not let the side down.

Lindelof was United's first summer signing but after a disappointing pre-season he has been kept on the bench.

Suspensions to Eric Bailly and Phil Jones meant Lindelof was needed against Basel and he stepped up.

Victor Lindelof of Manchester United and Blas Riveros of FC Basel battle for possession during the UEFA Champions League Group A match between Manchester United and FC Basel at Old...

United recorded a comfortable 3-0 win, marred only by an injury to Paul Pogba which could keep him out of action for a month.

The former Benfica defender made 84 touches and completed 93 per cent of his passes, with United's goal rarely threatened.

He made one tackle and four clearances and could not have asked for a simpler re-introduction to the first team.

Lindelof is expected to drop back to the bench for Everton's Premier League visit at the weekend, but his performance will give his confidence a lift and help earn Jose Mourinho's trust.

Here is a look at how United fans reacted on Twitter to Lindelof's performance...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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