sport news Manchester United new boy Marcel Sabitzer admits he is a 'very bad loser' trends now
Manchester United new boy Marcel Sabitzer has confessed he is a 'very bad loser' and has pledged to give everything to bring silverware to Old Trafford this season.
The Austrian midfielder was signed on loan from Bayern Munich for the remainder of the season to compensate for Christian Eriksen's absence through injury.
Sabitzer, 28, will wear the No 15 shirt at Old Trafford and is certain to be used regularly by manager Erik ten Hag amid a hectic schedule as United fight on four fronts.
He watched from the stands as United beat Nottingham Forest 2-0 on Wednesday night to book a date with Newcastle United in the Carabao Cup final on February 26.
Ten Hag's side are pushing for a top four finish in the Premier League and Champions League qualification and are still in the FA Cup and the UEFA Europa League.
Marcel Sabitzer has given his first interview as a Manchester United player after joining on loan from Bayern Munich on transfer deadline day
United boss Erik ten Hag will no doubt be impressed by Sabitzer's win-at-all-costs mentality
Asked in his first interview since joining about his win-at-all-costs mentality, Sabitzer said: 'Of course, keep going every day, put it all out [there] in training sessions, that's why I'm here.
'I like the way he [Ten Hag] plays, his teams play, he's a good coach and I'm looking forward to meeting him and playing under him.
'I'm a very bad loser. Even in training, I can't lose. I have that mentality over the years, I hate to lose.'
The former RB Leipzig captain said he wouldn't be afraid to criticise team-mates if they weren't performing to the expected standards.
'That is my mentality; to go forward, have a voice in the dressing room, on the pitch and give it all. That's normal for me,' he added.
Taking a squad number previously held by Andreas Pereira, now at Fulham, the Austrian added to Man