Manchester United midfielder Fred has praised Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for his encouragement during his time out of the team while also revealing the Norwegian’s nickname is the ‘professor’.
The 26-year-old has endured a difficult debut season in English football following a £50m move from Shakhtar Donetsk last summer starting only 13 games for the club in all competitions.
However, due to a recent injury crisis in midfield, the Brazilian has been handed an opportunity to demonstrate his worth and he impressed during United’s improbable comeback win over PSG in the Champions League on Wednesday night.
Solskjaer insisted after the game that it was a ‘turning point’ for Fred and the box-to-box midfielder agreed with his manager’s assertion, admitting that it was important for him to showcase his qualities in such a big game. Read more