However, United’s dreadful begin to the marketing campaign which has seen them take solely 9 factors from their opening matches and languish simply two factors clear of the relegation zone, has seen McTominay and his teammates are available in for criticism.
Nevertheless, Robertson, who performed alongside McTominay for Scotland throughout the worldwide break, insists his compatriot has been in good type earlier than admitting he needs to inflict one other defeat on him and his teammates on the weekend.
‘There was a wee bit of banter with Scott McTominay during the Scotland duty, just a wee bit, not much, honest!’ Robertson mentioned.
‘I thought Scotty was fantastic for us against San Marino, to be honest. And he’s been wonderful all season in a United workforce that has had its critics. I feel he’s carried himself very nicely.
‘I’ll be trying ahead to going through him on Sunday. Obviously, I hope to return out on prime.’
Despite being the away facet, Liverpool are overwhelming favourites to beat their arch-rivals on Sunday having put collectively a formidable eight-match successful sequence within the Premier League this time period.
Jurgen Klopp’s facet have put their agonising second-place end to Manchester City final season behind them and are eight factors clear of Pep Guardiola’s males heading into the weekend fixtures.
Nevertheless, Liverpool haven’t overwhelmed United at Old Trafford in ten years, stretching again to a 4-1 victory there in 2009 – a run of 13 video games in all competitions.
‘Since I’ve been a Liverpool participant, we’ve not managed to get a end result at Old Trafford,’ Robertson mentioned. ‘So hopefully that changes on Sunday.’