Bruno Fernandes and former Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (Footage: The Athletic/Getty)
Solskjaer spent virtually three years within the Outdated Trafford hot-seat earlier than his sacking in November 2021.
Below the Norwegian, United completed second within the Premier League in 2020-21 however had been simply seventh within the desk when the house owners determined to search for a brand new supervisor.
Ralf Rangnick ended up changing Solskjaer on a brief foundation, with Ten Hag unveiled because the membership’s new everlasting supervisor in the direction of the top of final season.
Manchester United misplaced their first two video games below Ten Hag however have since gained 4 successive league video games to climb to fifth within the Premier League.
Fernandes has been impressed by the impression Ten Hag has made and says he has introduced ‘self-discipline’ which the membership ‘missed’ below his predecessor.
The Portugal midfielder advised The Athletic: ‘Initially, he has an concept. He has a mode. You must observe his guidelines. He’s strict on that. And I like that.
Erik ten Hag arrived at Outdated Trafford from Ajax over the summer time (Image: Getty)
‘He has introduced self-discipline, which is one thing I believe we missed up to now. Everybody should be on the identical web page.
‘That’s what Pep (Guardiola) and (Jurgen) Klopp have been doing for years, as a result of they’ve stability within the membership and in the best way they select the switch market and construct the group, which is admittedly essential for them to get the rewards.
‘I noticed the supervisor say in a press convention that we don’t need to deliver gamers only for the sake of bringing them; we need to deliver the best gamers for what we need to do. It’s one thing the membership wants.
‘We nonetheless have a margin to enhance and he wants time to get probably the most out of us along with his concept of taking part in. I consider we’ll get to the purpose with him the place we’re established as a group and everyone seems to be on the identical web page.’
Ten Hag, 52, gained three Dutch titles earlier than agreeing to affix Manchester United over the summer time. His Ajax facet additionally reached the semi-finals of the Champions League in 2019.
Fernandes added: ‘It’s good that everybody takes the blame themselves as a result of it was not everybody doing the best issues.
Fernandes in Manchester United coaching (Image: Getty)
‘That may be the gamers or the supervisor, however usually it’s the participant and the supervisor collectively. As a message, it was good for the group. Self-discipline is what he needs and we’ve to observe the principles.
‘Gamers don’t wish to run, generally a supervisor makes decisions that you don’t perceive, however you’ll most likely perceive the profit in a while.
‘Individually, he calls the gamers many instances to indicate us clips and he’ll say, “Right here, I choose you to do one other sort of factor”. That’s good, as a result of gamers want time to get the very best out of the concept that he needs to do.’
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