Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes has revealed manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has encouraged him to take risks in matches.
The midfielder has enjoyed an impressive season since arriving from Sporting in the January transfer window.
The 25-year-old has scored seven goals and provided six assists in his first 10 Premier League games, helping the Red devils extend their unbeaten run to 17 matches in all competitions.
The Portuguese has claimed that Ole encourages his playing style that has him scoring goals and making assists.
“He talked with me in the friendly match before the restart, he talked with me after the game and said, ‘you took a lot of risks in this game and I don’t care, you need to keep trying because it’s the kind of game you can do and the kind of game we need sometimes,’”Fernandes told Soccer Saturday of Solskjaer’s advice.
“I think maybe in this moment I’m different from some other players because I risk, I miss and I will risk again.
“I don’t care, I will risk all the time, because I think football is about risking, about taking your responsibilities and I like that.
“I like taking responsibility to miss passes, to miss shots and to try again.”
Meanwhile Solskjaer is pleased with the player’s impact at the club:
“Bruno has come into the club, seen how many good players there are at Manchester United, that we’ve helped him and how his attributes are as well, and it’s been a good little relationship blossoming and he can also feel we help him improve,” Solskjaer said earlier this week.
“He’s come in and lifted everyone and it’s been a very, very good start so far.”
Next up for us is a game against Southampton on Monday night in the Premier League.