sport news Ole Gunnar Solskjaer praises Fred after midfielder's ...

'He's really taken on the challenge': Ole Gunnar Solskjaer praises Fred after midfielder's improvement Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has praised Fred following the midfielder's improvement Fred was taken off at half-time away to Everton last season but has bounced back Solskjaer feels Luke Shaw will rise to competition provided by Brandon Williams

By Joe Bernstein for MailOnline

Published: 23:54 GMT, 29 February 2020 | Updated: 23:54 GMT, 29 February 2020

View
comments

Fred the red has won praise for transforming his career since being taken off at half-time during last season’s 4-0 drubbing at Everton.

It’s a different Fred who returns to the Goodison Park bearpit on Sunday having been one of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s best players this season and scoring twice in Thursday’s Europa League win against Bruges.

The United boss says the £52million Brazilian deserves huge credit for adapting to the demands of English football after his tough start.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has praised Fred after the Manchester United midfielder's improvement

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has praised Fred after the midfielder's improvement

‘He’s got used to it,’ expressed Solskjaer. ‘You have to play more one and two touch in the Premier League. You don’t have time for three or four touches or to get your studs on the ball, all those little habits Brazilian players have from a slower type of game.

‘Fred has really taken on the challenge. He had a first tough season but he’s known we believe

read more from dailymail.....

Get the latest news delivered to your inbox

Follow us on social media networks

PREV Only four clubs could survive football-free season without AFL help mogaznewsen
NEXT sport news Conor McGregor's coach hints at fight with Tony Ferguson at UFC 249