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EPL: Why I joined Manchester United – Sofyan Amrabat

Newly signed Manchester United midfielder, Sofyan Amrabat, has suggested that he joined the Red Devils this summer because the English Premier League is the strongest league in the world.

The midfielder also named the Red Devils players he admired growing up, naming a string of club legends.

Amrabat. A Moroccan international, joined on loan from Fiorentina for the season, with United holding an option to make the move permanent next summer.

The midfielder was a star he admired, Amrabat said: “I think United had so many fantastic players and young midfielders.

“So, in general, I look more to the midfielders like Paul Scholes, Roy Keane, David Beckham.

“But there were so many big players. Gary Neville, Rio Ferdinand, Louis Saha, Wayne Rooney, Cristiano Ronaldo. I can go on for one hour to say names.

“Of course, my brother and I spoke about it,” said about his move to the Premier League.

“He told me that he thinks that I have to go to the Premier League, it is the strongest league in the world, so now I’m here, I can’t wait.”

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