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Aaron Wan-Bissaka names Raheem Sterling as toughest opponent

Wan-Bissaka names Raheem Sterling as toughest opponent
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Manchester United full-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka names Manchester City rival Raheem Sterling as his toughest opponent, but insists that he relishes their derby battles.

Manchester United full-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka has named Manchester City rival Raheem Sterling as his toughest opponent.

The duo have come up against each other four times already in derbies this season, with Wan-Bissaka earning plaudits for the way he has defended one-on-one situations against the England international.

However, the former Crystal Palace defender praised his compatriot for never giving up in their duels and insists that he relishes facing the Man City winger.

"I'd say Raheem Sterling; those are the battles I've enjoyed the most. He keeps going, just keeps on coming at you. Doesn't matter if he doesn't get past you in one challenge, he keeps coming back for more every time," Wan-Bissaka told United's official website.

"That's what I like. I've been happy with my performances in both league derbies and the results both times were just what we needed.

"The second one was just before lockdown, and that was an incredible afternoon. We were prepared for that game and we showed that as a team on the pitch."

United have won three of their four meetings with Man City this season, including doing the league double over their local rivals for the first time in 10 years.


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