Diogo Dalot has revealed that the Manchester United squad have to be ready for “discipline” beneath Erik ten Hag this season.
Ten Hag has a fame as a tricky taskmaster, with footage already rising of the Dutchman calling a sport in coaching “f*****g rubbish”.
And his gamers would probably have been given a dressing after they let a two-goal lead slip of their final pre-season sport towards Aston Villa.
After that sport, Dalot – who began at right-back – admitted that the United squad have to be able to take criticism from their new supervisor.
“It’s discipline,” Dalot stated. “We need to be prepared for that, to be able to hear issues that perhaps we don’t desire to listen to, however I believe it is all for the nice of the group and that is crucial factor.
“We should have come into the second half a bit more lively, obviously we won 2-0 but we have to keep the tempo, keep the ball, we don’t want to concede so many counter-attacks that we conceded. .
“But it’s one thing to study for the longer term. We will definitely analyze the sport and take the teachings from in the present day.”
Dalot appears to have positioned himself as the club’s first-choice right-back in pre-season, starting over Aaron Wan-Bissaka in every friendly so far.
The Portugal international went on to admit he was looking forward to turning a new page in his stuttering United career under Ten Hag.
“I really feel like we’re ranging from scratch,” Dalot added. “New supervisor, new stuff, new power, new gamers coming in and we’re trying ahead to twiddling with them too. We need to construct a group, a workers, a membership, all collectively and transfer ahead.
“We’ve got to be proactive, not just full-back – everybody. Read the game, always be on our toes. Mentally we’ve got to be connected all the time and hopefully we can improve a bit more as well going into the season.
“It’s demanding however at this membership you would like to play attacking soccer, you would like to have a good time, you would like to get pleasure from enjoying in attacking positions. Obviously it can be bodily demanding however I believe we can be prepared for the season and hopefully we are able to begin nicely.
“I feel like I’m a Man United player, but of course I work every day to play. I want to be ready for the manager, for the club, and every time he needs me I’ll be there.
“I even have to point out my qualities as nicely. That’s why I got here right here, to point out this membership that I can play a number of video games for this membership. This is what I need. I believe issues are going nicely, however we nonetheless have a number of room for enchancment.”