Manchester United Football Club grabbed a huge three points at Stamford Bridge last night, with the Red Devils staking their claim for a place in next season’s Champions League.
It was the third victory Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has secured over Frank Lampard this term, with the Baby Faced Assassin once again proving his credentials when going against top-quality opposition.
My main issue under Jose Mourinho was that players didn’t improve under him. This term, Solskjaer is definitely making everyone better. Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial, Brandon Williams et al. However, the biggest benefactor? Fred.
Game-in-game-out, the Red Devils have found themselves a reliable ball-player in the engine room. Fred loves a tackle, will defend his teammates, put his body on the line and keep things ticking over. The best part about it is that the Brazilian steps up in the big games more than anyone.
We’re now starting to see why United spent big money to go out there and land Fred. He’s a tenacious little midfielder who just needed time to adjust and adapt.
I guess all that’s left to improve on for Fred is that final pass or shot. If he can develop that aspect of his game then we’re definitely looking at the complete midfielder.
For now, though, the fans were absolutely delighted with ‘Pastor Fred’ for the 26-year-old’s exceptional display vs Chelsea. Check out the best fan reaction here: