“He is a player who will unquestionably balance up making a foul and the wider cost, but it’s absolutely wrong to call him a dirty player.
“He’s been sent off twice – and once was for refusing to back up for a free-kick, so he’s not a dirty player.
“He brings street smarts and cojones in midfield, he’s got a good physique, he’s pretty damn good aerially at both ends, so he’s tremendously well equipped.
“The Premier League can be buzz-bomb relentless, so it takes any player time to adapt, whether they’re magical like Casemiro or not; but for aggression, mentality and character then United have definitely got the right guy.”
One person to recently criticise Casemiro, and the deal to sign him, was Graeme Souness.
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