Scott McTominay scored the winner for Manchester United against Watford to send them through the fourth round of this season’s FA Cup.
has spoken of the honor when he was told he would captainManchester United
in Saturday's third-round FA Cup tie withWatford
He was given the armband as
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
chose to hand a rest to
, although Maguire was introduced just before half-time for the injured Eric Bailly.
McTominay, 24, led United for the FA Cup third-round visit of Watford and scored the only goal of the game to fire the Red Devils into round four.
After the match, McTominay could not hide his feeling about what it felt like to lead the club he has been with for more than 18 years.
“When the manager told me it was a surreal moment,”
McTominay told BT Sport
. “I have been at this club since I’d just turned five years old, so 18 years associated with this football club.
“So to get that is a huge honor. I love this football club and it has been my whole life, so it is a real honor.
“The manager has been nothing but amazing for me since he came to the club.
“I have a lot to thank him for and the best way to thank him is to put in performances on the pitch and doing the best I can.
“As long as I have got the manager’s trust I am happy and will keep doing my job every day in training and matches as well.”