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Scott McTominay’s respect for Antonio Valencia will warm your heart this Monday

The United youngster saw his captain struggling and offered out a helping hand

Scott McTominay has furthered endeared himself to Man United fans with a kind gesture to Antonio Valencia.

The Scottish midfielder wasn’t in the squad for the FA Cup semi-final victory against Spurs, but was still around to offer his captain some support.

Valencia was subbed off in the 80th minute and replaced by Matteo Darmian.

The Wembley tunnel camera picked up a shattered looking Valencia struggling to walk to the changing room at full-time.

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McTominay spotted his team-mate struggling

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McTominay spotted his team-mate struggling

The youngster offered some support

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The youngster offered some support

The Scotland international gets pied

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The Scotland international gets pied

Upon seeing his teammate in distress, the midfielder can be heard saying “Captain, put your arm around me.”

The right-back politely declines the offer and continues to hobble on.

McTominay’s conduct has impressed United fans, as the youngster showed maturity beyond his years.

McTominay has clearly forgiven Valencia for this

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McTominay has clearly forgiven Valencia for this

McTominay’s willingness to help his skipper went down well with fans on social media…

Football often seems soulless, but it’s little moments like this that keeps us going.

See the moment with audio at eight minutes here…


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