Retrieved 21 May 2020, 17:52 IST
Manchester United director Ole Gunnar Solskazar said he appreciated the club’s improved mentality and “would rather put a hole in the squad than a ***** e.”
After a great start to life at the Old Trafford Dugout, as interim boss in early December 2018, Solskazar endured a tragic end to last season with two wins in their final 12 games in the latest competition.
The humiliating 4-0 defeat to Everton at Goodison Park informed Soulskier that certain players could not be part of his squad reconstruction.
In the next transfer window, United boss Romalu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez were allowed to travel to Inter without signing a replacement, and Chris Smalling’s ing was also allowed near Rome.
United spent প্রাথমিক 47 million on Harry Maguire, Aaron One-Bisca and Daniel James before landing Bruno Fernandez in January.
The Red Devils have endured a mixed form in the post, but United look set to return before the season is suspended due to the coronavirus epidemic, with a 2-0 win over Manchester City with an unbeaten run of 11 matches.
Soulskazar said his team’s mental strength is much more positive now, as there is no longer a “personal agenda” among the players.
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Speaking to United We Stand fans, he said: “I have a hole in the squad more than a ****** e Personal personality is so important We are a team in a team environment.
“You want players to have some ego and edge, but they have to be able to adapt.
“In March 2019, the players were physically exhausted, mentally exhausted and we had injuries. The players started with negative thinking, now it’s positive thinking.
“There were a few more things I didn’t like last year, some personal agendas that couldn’t be picked up after the summer.
“There will always be players who want to play more in football, but if a team is to succeed, the players have to be present at different times. I don’t think we have a bad apple in this group.”
United’s weak form is 2011-19-1. After a 3-1 win over Paris Saint-Germain in the end, they saw them advance to the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
“When you win, everything is easy. It’s when you hit hard. You can see who you want and who has the right mindset.”
“We didn’t see it after Paris, when we went for a bad run. That’s when I saw who I can build a long-term, successful squad. Football requires some pride in your football, but it has to be the team first.
“I saw more at the end of the season that needed improvement.”