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Wan-Bissaka names toughest opponent he has faced so far

Aaron Wan-Bissaka - Manchester United
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The full-back has gone against some of the finest forwards in the world ever since making the move to Old Trafford in the summer of 2019.

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Aaron Wan-Bissaka picks out Neymar as the toughest opponent he has faced so far, saying that the Paris Saint-Germain attacker is a player who “likes to draw fouls”.

Wan-Bissaka has had to deal with Neymar only twice in his career, with both the encounters coming this season in the Champions League group stage.

The English right-back was able to keep the Brazilian forward at bay Parc des Princes but not so much in the reverse fixture at Old Trafford.

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The world’s costliest player stuck twice as PSG ran out 3-1 winners to diminish Man United’s chances of progressing to the knockout stages of the elite continental competition.

“I’d say Neymar,” Wan-Bissaka told UEFA.com when asked to name the toughest opponent he has faced so far.

“That was a player that was quite challenging, but I was always up for it, and I enjoyed it, the experience, to be playing against him. That meant a lot.

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“I think for him, it’s a bit of both, depending on where he is on the pitch. He’s a player that likes to draw fouls, and so for me, if I’m up against him, it’s [the task is] just not to give him any fouls because that’s what he wants.”