Solskjaer squash ‘disappeared’ claims and heaps praise on Daniel James

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Daniel James has drawn praise from Olé Gunnar Solskjaer, following his recent form for Manchester United.

The Welshman, making his first Premier League start this season, was on target in the second half, as United scored their second against Newcastle.

James’ latest goal was his second in two successive games, after he also found the net against Real Sociedad last week.

Speaking about the winger’s impact after the game, Solskjaer praised his work ethic, as he also squashed claims he disappeared from the United team.

He said: “He has never disappeared, he’s been working hard behind the scenes, always been available, always a player you can use in different positions,’ Solskjaer said.

“He is learning the game and I’m very happy for him. We work with him, we try to help everyone.

“Dan came from the Championship up to Man United, hit a few goals in his first games it’s bound to take some energy away from you with the headlines and media attention but he has knuckled down and worked to get that confidence to believe in himself. Now he knows he is a good player.”