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Bruno Fernandes reveals what Ten Hag has brought to Man Utd

Erik ten Hag at Man Utd
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The Red Devils have overseen a run of four Premier League wins under their new manager recently.

Erik ten Hag has brought ‘discipline’ to Manchester United since his appointment, according to Bruno Fernandes.

The Dutch coach took charge of the club in the summer after a glory-laden four-and-a-half-years at Ajax. His first two Premier League games ended in defeat, but things have since drastically turned around. United are on a four-match win streak in the league, elevating them to fifth in the standings, and registered their first Europa League win of the campaign last week.

Now Fernandes has offered some insight into what life is like under Ten Hag.

“First of all, he has an idea,” the midfielder told The Athletic.

“He has a style. You have to follow his rules. He is strict on that. And I like that. He has brought discipline, which is something I think we missed in the past. Everyone must be on the same page.

“That is what Pep [Guardiola] and Jurgen [Klopp] have been doing for years, because they have stability in the club in the way they choose the transfer market and build the team, which is really important for them to get the rewards.

“I saw the manager say in a press conference that we do not want to bring players for the sake of it. We want to bring the right players for what we want to do. It is something the club needs.

“We still have a margin to improve and he needs time to get the most out of us with his idea of playing. I believe we will get to the point with him where we are established as a team and everyone is on the same page.”

Fernandes has managed one goal and one assist in six league games under Ten Hag so far. He’ll hope to improve his tally when United visit Manchester City for a derby on October 2 in the Premier League.