Shelley Kerr likes Scott McTominay’s versatility – but she believes the Manchester United midfielder will play in his natural position during the big Scotland moments.

The Manchester United star has played in defence and midfield for Steve Clarke’s Scotland team in recent months, featuring in both departments in the last week in World Cup qualifying. Kerr – who took the Women’s side to the World Cup in 2019 – believes he’ll play midfield when it comes to Euro 2020 this summer.

The Manchester United ace has featured in both defence and midfield

The Manchester United ace has featured in both defence and midfield for Scotland and there’s decisions to be made over where he fits best for Clarke. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Speaking of the Manchester United star, Kerr said (Evening Times): “Scott McTominay was another stand-out. We know he can play in a back three but I like him better in midfield. I understand the rationale of playing him at the back but I don’t think we’ll see that against better opposition.

“Fans and the media are always kept guessing when it comes to Steve’s teams and formation so the opposition must be having to do likewise which is good. Even when he names the starting line-up you can’t always say for certain that it’s a back three or four and it’s good to have that versatility and variety.

“Steve will go and review all three games now and look for areas in which we can improve ahead of the Euros. Defensively we’ve looked solid enough with that option of variation, while there’s encouragement in attack too with Che Adams’ emergence. It’s not been the perfect week but I feel there’s a lot we can build on heading into the summer.”

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