Bruno Fernandes has counseled Erik ten Hag for instilling “a method” and the requisite “self-discipline” at Manchester United, evaluating the Dutchman’s early strategy to that of Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp.
The previous Ajax boss succeeded interim predecessor Ralf Rangnick on the finish of the final Premier League marketing campaign and spent the pre-season trying to reshape the Previous Trafford membership following a dire 2021-22 time period.
After one thing of a tricky switch window, a poor begin to the brand new season noticed Ten Hag drop captain Harry Maguire and left-back Luke Shaw – and since then, United have gone unbeaten domestically, mendacity fifth earlier than the worldwide break.
Reflecting on what Ten Hag has delivered to the membership over the previous few months, Fernandes says he has enforced his plans with nice emphasis.
“He has an thought, he has a method,” Fernandes informed The Athletic. “It’s important to comply with his guidelines, he’s strict on that. I like that.
“He has introduced self-discipline, which is one thing I believe we missed up to now. Everybody have to be on the identical web page.
— Bruno Fernandes (@B_Fernandes8) September 15, 2022
“That’s what Pep and Klopp have been doing for years, as a result of they’ve stability within the membership, and in the best way they select the switch market and construct the crew.
“I noticed the supervisor say that we don’t wish to deliver gamers only for the sake of it, we wish to deliver the correct gamers for what we wish to do.
“It’s one thing the membership wants. We nonetheless have a margin to enhance, and he wants time to get probably the most out of us. I consider we are going to get to the purpose with him the place are established as a crew and everyone seems to be on the identical web page.”