Bruno Fernandes believes ‘strict’ Erik ten Hag may very well be the important thing to Man Utd’s success
Bruno Fernandes has praised Erik ten Hag’s clear management fashion and admits Manchester United will take pleasure in his self-discipline.
Ten Hag joined final summer season after United recorded their lowest factors complete in Premier League historical past and has already loved optimistic pre-season performances in opposition to Liverpool, Melbourne Victory and Crystal Palace – regardless of Cristiano Ronaldo’s ongoing absence.
Speaking to Sky Sports, Fernandes admitted he enjoys working with the “strict” Ten Hag, whose strategies are already paying off.
“He wants his rules, he demands a lot from us and he wants everyone on the same page doing the same things,” he mentioned.
“Everybody knows they have to push to the same side and if not they’re going to be out of the team. That’s good because if you want to be successful as a team you always have to be the same way.
“He offers self-discipline however he additionally offers the gamers the liberty to make selections. He has his personal guidelines that we have now to observe, however he additionally desires to present some duty to the seniors. He’s strict, he is powerful, however at the identical time, he is a pleasant and straightforward man to speak with.
“The essential factor is to observe what he desires as a result of I believe he has a straight line that he desires with the group and I would like to observe that straight line as a result of I believe we could be profitable that method.
“If everyone understands that we have now to observe the foundations, observe what the coach calls for and what the group calls for, then everyone will likely be on the identical web page, in order that’s what is going to make the group profitable.
“I think everyone will be happy at the end of the season if we can do everything he wants us to do.”
Asked if United are already noticing Ten Hag’s affect of their recreation, Fernandes added: “I think it’s clear. He explains really well what he wants and he demands it so anyone who doesn’t do what he demands knows they will be punished.
“So I believe whenever you discuss self-discipline, it is about that. He’s very clear, so there isn’t any method you may run away from that. Even if you happen to do not perceive English, you may perceive how he desires to play, so I believe that it is admittedly necessary to us.
“Nobody can get away with anything with him and the senior players have to play their part as well and make sure everyone is on the same page.”