Bruno Fernandes has given his verdict on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as Manchester United’s coach following his move from Sporting Lisbon. The Portuguese playmaker is already a huge star at United after hitting the ground running at Old Trafford. Solskjaer pushed hard for United to sign Fernandes in January and the 25-year-old revealed what he thinks of the Norwegian’s coaching style.
‘It’s difficult [to assess Solskjaer] because it’s been one month, but he’s always careful with the details and for me, that’s important because it is one of the things which changes football now is looking for the details,’
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‘I think he’s really good on this and he was a footballer so he knows when he needs to talk to players, when he needs to give a good word or sometimes come and push you to give more. Fernandes has quickly become United’s best player (Picture: Reuters) ‘I think when you have a past in football, you understand these things more than when you don’t have [a past]. ‘But sometimes you have coaches who never play football and they also know this too so it depends coach from coach but I think Ole is really careful with these kind of points.
‘He wants perfection, which is impossible, but he tries to ask more and more from us.’ Fernandes starred in United’s 5-0 drubbing of LASK in the Europa League last Thursday, but that will be his side’s last game for at least three weeks as the coronavirus has led to leagues and tournaments across the world being suspended.