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Man United: De Gea opens up on Rangnick’s ‘intense’ training sessions

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Man United players are adapting to the new manager’s methods as he tries to implement his ideas at Old Trafford.

Manchester United appointed Ralf Rangnick as their new interim manager last month. The German manager is yet to fully show his style in action. However, he has already started training the United stars based on his aggressive style.

David de Gea has spoken about how the new manager has changed the training sessions at Old Trafford.   

“It’s great. It’s good to have the whole team back to train properly altogether and then of course see they are all safe,” De Gea told the club’s website.

“They are back, they are all training, they are fine so it’s great to be together again.

He added: “We’ve been training hard, of course. It’s very intense, every training session, every moment with him [Rangnick] is intense.

“You have to give 100 per cent every time in training and in the games. Let’s see. It’s just the beginning, it’s been a couple of weeks, so let’s see in the future.

“The team is training with energy, with pace, and now we have to show that in big games.”

Rangnick has won two of his first three games at the club. De Gea has kept clean sheets in both games while delivering some of his best performances of the campaign. In 14 games under Solskjaer this season, the Spaniard had kept only two clean sheets.

“Yeah, I think the most important thing for us is to keep clean sheets,” the Spaniard added.

“If we concede fewer goals, then we have top players up front who are going to score goals and win games.”

Man United will face Newcastle and Burnley in their last games of the year. The Red Devils will then kick start the New Year with a match against Wolves on January 3.