Man Utd fans spot Fred’s classy tribute to Wout Weghorst after goal against West Ham in FA Cup win

MANCHESTER UNITED fans are loving Fred’s tribute to Wout Weghorst after he scored against West Ham.

The Red Devils progressed to the FA Cup quarter-finals after beating the Hammers 3-1.

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Manchester United fans praised Weghorst for his tireless work rateAFP

They were forced to come from behind and equalised through a Nayef Aguerd own goal before Alejandro Garnacho put them in front in the 90th minute.

There was still time for one more however thanks to the tireless work of Weghorst, who pressured Aguerd into a mistake inside the box.

The ball fell kindly to Fred who smashed in a deflected effort to confirm the victory.

Fred immediately pointed at Weghorst to show his appreciation for the Dutchman’s efforts, before sliding in front of the Stretford End in celebration.

United fans loved Weghorst’s workrate and praised the striker for his contribution to the goal.

One said: “94th minute and he’s still pressing and hassling. Amazing ”

Another added: “I love this guy Weghorst. The love he has for Man Utd is unbelievable, I pray he scores goals too. Pressing machine.”

A third wrote: “Sign him permanently.”


Another praised Fred saying: “Fred really doing great these days.”

United boss Erik ten Hag also sang Weghorst’s praises after the match.

He said: “He was one of the best players on the pitch.

“He was involved. He was in front when he got up there with Harry to force the own goal from the opponent.

“The goal from Garnacho he was pressing and he was definitely [pressing] in the third goal when he was doing a good press and forced the opponent to make a mistake so Fred can score.

“He understands positioning. In and out of possession he is doing a really good job for the team.”