Shinji Kagawa is coming good at Man United. That is the belief of manager Sir Alex Ferguson, writes Sky
The former Borussia Dortmund attacking midfielder has started just 14 games for the Red Devils since his arrival in the summer, but Ferguson believes his skill and composure on the ball will only serve United well moving forward.
A knee injury suffered in the autumn kept Kagawa out of action for two months of the campaign and has experienced stop-start form since returning to the side.
However, a hat-trick against Norwich earlier in the season and two assists at West Ham midweek have seen United edge closer to securing their historic 20th Premier League crown, regaining the title from bitter rivals Man City.
Ferguson said: “He’s doing very well for us now. He has fantastic composure on the ball and his decision-making is good.
“He seems to always pick the more sensible pass and for the first goal at West Ham he had the composure to take the player on in a tight area and roll the ball to Antonio Valencia for a tap-in.”
Kagawa began his career with Cerezo Osaka in 2006, making 125 appearances and scoring 55 goals for the club before moving to the Bundesliga with Dortmund in 2010.
49 games and 21 goals later he moved to the Premier League with United, for a fee of around £12m.
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