Scott McTominay has revealed that Erik ten Hag’s coaching session for the season has been among the many “most difficult” he has skilled in his profession up to now.
Ten Hag has been commissioned to show round Manchester United after their worst Premier League marketing campaign ever not too long ago, and he has labored laborious along with his workforce in latest weeks.
The early indicators have additionally been good, with United battling for a 4-0 win over Liverpool in Thailand earlier than beating Melbourne Victory 4-1 on Friday.
After that win on the Melbourne Cricket Ground, McTominay opened up about how robust the pre-season has been for him.
“We’ve had some tough pre-seasons but this has been up there with the toughest ones,” mentioned McTominay.
“It’s an accumulation. It’s getting miles into the legs and getting people used to the work we want to do.
“There are many totally different concepts and variations. He [Ten Hag] may be very clear in conferences with what he needs us to do and the way he needs to narrate to the video games.
“It’s important that we take that message on board.”
United’s preparations for the season proceed with a pleasant match in opposition to Crystal Palace’s touring squad in Melbourne. They will then meet Aston Villa in Perth earlier than taking over Atletico Madrid and Rayo Vallecano forward of the season opener in opposition to Brighton at Old Trafford on Sunday 7 August.