Bruno Fernandes has revealed that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer demands perfection behind the scenes of Manchester United and an eye for the finest details.
Fernandes has settled well under Solskjaer at United since his move from Sporting Lisbon in the January transfer window, which was worth £ 47 million.
Solskjaer praised Fernandes’ impact on Old Trafford, which coincided with United’s best form of campaign.
And the Portuguese playmaker was asked about working under Solskjaer in a Sky Sports interview.
“It’s difficult [to assess Solskjaer] because it’s been a month, but he’s always careful with the details and for me it’s important because it’s one of the things that changes football now, it’s the details, “said Fernandes.
“Now every coach is really good, they look at each other and learn from each other and so the game is difficult. Now you have videos and most teams know what you will do, where you will place the ball, where they will have to press to make the game more and more difficult.
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“I think he is really good at it and he was a footballer so he knows when he has to talk to the players, when he has to give a good word or sometimes come to push you to give more. in football you understand these things more than when you don’t [a past].
“But sometimes there are coaches who never play football and they know it too, so it depends on the coach, but I think Ole is very careful with that kind of point.
“He wants perfection, which is impossible, but he tries to ask us more and more.”
Fernandes believes Solskjaer was vital in helping him hit the ground by running to United. The 25-year-old has already scored three goals and four assists in just eight starts under the Norwegian.
“I think the coach is always important to a new player when you enter,” he added.
“With me it was really important because you have to have confidence in yourself. When you have to change, and it’s a big change from another country to become a great club with great players, you have to be ready .
“I think when I got here the coach was really important but more than the coach was my teammates because when you have the confidence of your teammates, it’s much better and easier for you.”