Van der Sar continued: “He can play in different positions in midfield – he can be a six or an eight or a 10, he has a great eye for a goal.
“His technique is brilliant, he can go box to box.
“I presume he’s had a talk with Ole and they’ve talked about different positions [he can play].
“He’s multi-functional, he can play a little bit deeper which I think is his preferred role.”
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