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Fred – Solskjaer is getting the best out of me

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Manchester United and Brazil midfielder Fred believes that his manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is now starting to get the best out of him.

Fred has taken an awful lot of stick since he arrived at United for a fee of over 50 million Euros.

He has failed to live up to his reputation of tough tacking midfielder with Brazilian flare.

Since his arrival from Shakthar Donetsk, he has struggled to nail down a regular place, even under Jose Mourinho the man who sanctioned his signing.

However, an injury to Paul Pogba and Nemanja Matic’s poor form has seen Fred get a reprieve from his manager.

Finally, things seem to be clicking, as he has been getting a consistent run in the team and producing some quality performances.

In an interview with The Athletic, he admits the Norwegian is the key to his turn around.

He said:

“The trust from the manager is important and I feel I have this.”

“I just want to continue doing what I’m doing, playing well and starting the games.”

Fred acknowledges this is his best run since his arrival in England and hopes it continues.

He added:

“I’m feeling better than I’ve ever felt since moving to England.”

“All I ever wanted was to play regularly and now that I’m doing that, there’s no doubt my confidence is higher and that helps any player.”