Rio Ferdinand believes Scott McTominay could consider his future at Manchester United as he continues to shine off the bench.
The midfielder scored an 86th minute winner as a substitute for United on Sunday in their 2-1 victory away at Aston Villa.
McTominay has netted eight goals in all competitions this season and is the club's second highest scorer behind Rasmus Hojlund on 11.
Despite this, the Scotland international has made just 17 starts during the campaign, with his last two goals coming off the bench with 17 minutes left on the clock.
He was linked with an exit last summer and when speaking exclusively to talkSPORT, Ferdinand insisted that McTominay will have to make a decision at the end of the season on whether to stay put or leave.
Ferdinand said: «I don't think anyone has scored as many last-minute goals or late goals as him, as winners. He's important to the squad you can see it, it's there for all to see in black and white.
»I just think he's got a big decision to make at the end of the season, there were rumours he was leaving in the summer, I think West Ham or someone were interested in taking him when Declan Rice left and you can see that.
«I think it's up to him because he has the decision to make, does he want to stay at Man United and be somebody that can come on and impact games at times?
»He's going to get a run of games here and there because of injuries and fatigue of players, if the best players in the team are fit he may not start all the time.
«Or does he want to go elsewhere and be a main, regular player in that team, a mainstay in a team that have probably got less aspirations than Man United, and obviously the glamour and the glitz that comes with Man United and hopefully building towardsRead on talksport.com