Like Bryan Robson 30 years ago, the club captain knows he is on borrowed time, but that did not stop him enjoying the moment
It is during the unguarded moments, often away from the public gaze, when the joy and basic jauntiness of winning a cup is laid bare. There was Jadon Sancho, who came on as an 83rd-minute substitute for Manchester United in their 2-0 Carabao Cup final victory against Newcastle, leaving Wembley on Sunday night with a blaring ghetto blaster, which was quite the change from the usual chunky headphones.
For a few seconds, Wout Weghorst, holding court, was drowned out. The striker, a January loanee from Burnley, had an old-school United scarf over his club tracksuit and a red cap in hand. He was asked what he would have said at the end of December about winning a trophy with United; the first of his career. “Deal,” he replied, beaming.
Written by David Hytner
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