Chris Smalling hails Manchester United's new signing Bebe

23 September 2010 10:08
Manchester United defender Chris Smalling has hailed fellow new signing Bebe following his debut against Scunthorpe in the Carling Cup. [LNB]The Portuguese Under 21 international was handed a 15 minute spell at the end of the clash at Glanford Park but showed enough in that short space of time to impress team-mate Smalling.  [LNB]Bebe has impressed fellow United players with his raw speed in training showed glimpses of his electric pace during Wednesday night's third round tie. [LNB] Debut boy: Bebe impressed team-mates on his first outing for United [LNB]'Since he's come in, he's become sharper every day,' said the Smalling. 'He's really improving and working on his fitness. Tonight he really caused their full-back problems, coming in from the wing' [LNB]'Hopefully we'll see him produce that kind of form in many games to come.'[LNB]Assistant manager Mike Phelan took charge of the team in Sir Alex Ferguson's absence as United cruised to a 5-2 victory, and was more than happy with what he saw from the Reds' newest recruit.[LNB]'The scoreline gave us the opportunity to give Bebe a little look at what Manchester United's all about. I thought he responded very well,' Phelan told MUTV. [LNB]'There were fleeting moments of pace and power, and he got a little bit excited now and again. But it's important that players like him get these opportunities.'[LNB] Size isn't everything! Chelsea's Essien reveals he was rejected by Man UnitedWe're in it to win it! United assistant defends Sir Alex Ferguson's absenceScunthorpe 2 Man United 5: Ferguson misses Owen take his chance to shineMANCHESTER UNITED FC

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