Manchester United goalkeeper Andre Onana has struggled for consistency since joining the Red Devils from Inter Milan in the summer, with his frequent gaffes proving costly on a number of occasions.
Despite his issues on the pitch, the Cameroon international has managed to establish himself as a key voice in the dressing room given his fluency in several languages.
Onana speaks French, Spanish, English and Dutch, which has seen him establish a solid rapport with his teammates, and he has revealed that they call him ‘the boss’ in the dressing room.
“I think I would be a police officer as I love to take responsibility,” the Man United goalie told Premier League productions when asked what he would be if he were not a footballer and why.
“That is why even my teammates call me ‘the boss’. I love politics, too – I am always keen to learn about it. It helps me understand how the world works.
“For me, working as a police officer is assuming one of the most honourable jobs in the world.”
It is unsurprising that Onana has been given such a nickname given that he is a vocal player.
Harry Maguire was at the receiving end of his anger during the pre-season friendly against Borussia Dortmund in July.
The former Ajax star was making his second appearance for the Red Devils in the game after arriving earlier in the month and was unhappy with the England international centre-back for handing the Bundesliga side a goalscoring opportunity.
Onana sprinted seven yards to give the former Man United captain a piece of his mind and it appears he picked up the nickname from the incident.
The Cameroonian will hope to finally put the errors behind him on the pitch in the coming games, and a solid performance against Chelsea tonight will help him boost his bruised confidence.
Man United need Onana on top of his game as they look to get their campaign back on track, and he will be desperate to start proving himself oconsistently
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