'Disappointed' - Willy Kambwala Liverpool FC admission shows why he is perfect for Manchester United

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Willy Kambwala was the best United player vs Liverpool | MUTV
The Man Utd teenager shone in their 2-2 draw with Liverpool FC at the weekend.

It looks like Manchester United have another serious young talent on their hands after their 2-2 draw with Liverpool in the Premier League.

Erik ten Hag was forced into a defensive change for the match with Willy Kambwala coming into the side after injuries to both Raphael Varane and Jonny Evans during the midweek defeat to Chelsea. Some supporters might have been fearing the worst at the thought of the inexperienced Kambwala starting at centre-back, but the 19-year-old stole the show with a sensational individual display.

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The French teenager won all of his ground duels and completed 29 passes against one of the best attacks in world football, yet what was most pleasing was the elite mentality he showed afterwards. While many players would rest on their laurels after such a fantastic display, Kambwala admitted he was actually ‘disappointed’ that his side hadn’t won the match against their fierce rivals.

“I'm really proud of the game, of the team, of everyone, of all my team-mates as well," he told MUTV afterwards. "We didn't take the three points, so it is still a bit frustrating and [I'm] disappointed about that because we know we should win the game. We had it under control.

"We fought really well together. We stick together, we defend well at the back four with the keeper, with everyone, and we know we should keep the three points at the end, but, still, I am really proud of the game and what I could achieve."

Kambwala will hope that there are further opportunities to come in the weeks ahead and he says he will always make sure to give his all whenever he pulls on the United shirt.

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He added: "It's my job, it's my passion. I know what I need to do on the pitch. I know I need to give everything from the first moment, to impress and to enjoy it. That's what I like to do. So yeah, it's my passion. And I know, like every time I have the opportunity to be on the pitch, I need to give everything to leave everything on the pitch."

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