Manchester United new manager Erik Ten Hag has praise of teams effort during pre season training
However, The squad has flown out to Thailand to prepare for Tuesday’s game against Liverpool in Bangkok
The first of the pre-season matches being shown live on MUTV.
Before boarding the plane, Ten Hag discussed his early work at our training base and has obviously wasted no time in injecting his effervescence and ideas into the players during the sessions.
“Of course, I want to bring the energy in my team,” he told MUTV’s Stewart Gardner. “But I must say, the players do really well. They are really focused. They bring, for themselves, the energy.
”You see they enjoy playing football. They enjoy playing football together and they really work well together.“
“I have to learn, to know my squad, the personnel, the individuals, the players,”
“That is, I think, one of the biggest advantages from the tour.
“We have two weeks to work really close together and we will learn about each other because
“I want to learn about them and they want to learn about me, my coaches and assistants.”
“We want to play a proactive style of football,“ he stressed. ”On the ball and off the ball.
Trying to do that has to be our intention. The coaches bring it over to the team that we are, in every situation, proactive.
“We are brave and willing to have the ball, to give each other options.
“But also off the ball, to get the pressing style is what we’re working for together.“