Solskjaer On Fred: He’s A Tenacious Little Midfielder, Like Paul Scholes

Manchester United's Fred.

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Manchester United have presented the supporters with a spell of relief as they now have secured a victory in their Premier League clash with Burnley on Saturday night.

With this being their first clean sheet in 14 matches in the Premier League, the Mancunians established a decent score line of 2-0. Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford registered their trademarks with late goals in first and second halves which aided their side to move up to the fifth position.

Furthermore, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was satisfied with the results, believing his side has done well at Turf Moor. Nevertheless there was a single player who gained praises from the Norwegian manager, owing to his work rate in the middle of the pitch.

Man United star Fred impressed the gaffer as well as the supporters with some quality display against Burnley.

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When asked to rate his display by BT Sport pundit Scholes following the match, the 46-year-old stated: “I think Fred’s improved a lot, and maybe two or three months ago people wouldn’t have said Burnley away is going to be a game for Fred.

“But he’s developed a lot, he’s confident and he’s a tenacious little midfielder, like you to be fair! A little bit quicker off the ground maybe.”

With the Brazilian now being glorified by the club gaffer, he showcased appreciable performance as Paul Pogba and Scott McTominay remained absent in the fixture.

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Previously building a strong bond with Scott Mctominay in the midfield, the duo had contributed significant noteworthy performances for the Mancunians this season as Pogba took his time coping with a foot injury.

But with McTominay too being sidelined owing to a knee injury, the effeciency of the Brazil international was put to test at Turf Moor.

Regardless the left footer did appreciably well, even going on to accumulate such positive comments from the one behind the wheels of Red Gaints,as the Premier League side look forward to secure a Champions League spot.