On 28th December 2020, Manchester United left it late as they won 1-0 against a resilient Wolves side. Marcus Rashford scored a late solo effort goal following Bruno Ferndandes’ assist. However, it was Eric Bailly who won the fans’ hearts for the night.

Eric Bailly’s United career has been greatly affected by injuries, but this does not drag him down. Last January, the club moved swiftly to tie him down by extending his contract. Whenever called upon, he puts outstanding performances for the club. His work rate has earned him heroics from the fanbase.

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Bailly’s game in numbers against Wolves is as follows;

100% tackles won
94% pass accuracy
11 ball recoveries
4 interceptions
He stopped countless counter attacks himself, looked composed, won headers, tackles and did everything to help the other defenders. His performance alongside Harry Maguire was superb and mature. His remaining fit is crucial to United’s EPL chase.