By Joe Bernstein for MailOnline
Published: 23:54 GMT, 29 February 2020 | Updated: 23:54 GMT, 29 February 2020
Fred the red has won praise for transforming his Manchester United 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
‘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