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Benni McCarthy can be proud of the work he’s doing at Old Trafford. Image: @kickoffmagazine / Twitter.

Benni McCarthy didn’t even ask what his Man United salary would be

Benni McCarthy is a hugely popular figure in the Man United dressing room, and this rumour will only endear him more to Red Devils fans.

Benni McCarthy Man United Premier League preview

Benni McCarthy can be proud of the work he’s doing at Old Trafford. Image: @kickoffmagazine / Twitter.

Man United first team coach Benni McCarthy is doing a stellar job on the Carrington training ground.

Interesting reports have emerged that the ex-Porto, West Ham, Orlando Pirates, Ajax Amsterdam and Celta Vigo striker wasn’t bothered with his pay check at Old Trafford either.

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We’ve all heard about the plaudits Benni has received for the upturn in form of Marcus Rashford, but less has been said about how well-liked Mr McCarthy is around the dressing room at the club. It’s no surprise that he’s got superb people skills after head coaching roles at AmaZulu and Cape Town City, and those skills are highly transferrable in the elite football environment.

It’s clear that United’s players and staff enjoy having Benni McCarthy around, especially because of the excellent work he’s doing in sharpening their attack.

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With the EFL Cup already in the bag, the Red Devils have an FA Cup semifinal date with Brighton on the horizon, and they’re still in the Europa League where they face Sevilla in the quarterfinals. April will be a pivotal month for Benni and United.

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McCarthy agreed a deal at United without enquiring about his salary

United approached McCarthy after he impressed during a brief trial overseeing United’s U23s. Benni was so stoked about joining that he agreed to a contract without asking about the salary details.

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