Martinez’s performances have also caught the eye of United legend Gary Neville. He pinpointed the defender as one of three players behind his old team’s recent revival.
Neville said on his podcast: “Do you know something? I will point to a little thing that I saw in the second half of the Brentford game and that’s Tyrell Malacia.
“Someone on the pitch with a bit of personality, fight and spirit. And to be fair to Lisandro Martinez who wasn’t on the pitch in that second half against Brentford because he was substituted.
“But against Liverpool there was some tenacity and from that, what you’re seeing is Diogo Dalot is a lot more aggressive.”
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