“Yes. We know he’s a great player and that midfield at Real Madrid, with Kroos and Modric, it was great,” Ten Hag said after the victory over Reading.
“He’s capable of that [scoring goals]. We see him as a part of it offensively and he enjoys it as well, when he can come [into] it.
“What I like is dynamic football with variations, with many positional switches so we have to make the opponent think so that we can take the benefit of it.
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“Casemiro is magnificent. In front of the back line, always taking good positions, in and out of position.
“And he can deal with the ball, he can give the right pass. So, he can accelerate the game and if necessary, he can score.”
Casemiro scored twice as United won 3-1. They face Nottingham Forest in the return of the Carabao Cup this week.