Scott McTominay believes interim Manchester United boss Ralf Rangnick’s direct and no-nonsense approach can help the club climb the Premier League table.
Manchester United go into Saturday’s trip to Norwich, live on Sky Sports Premier League and Main Event, unbeaten in their last three league matches dating back to Michael Carrick’s spell in caretaker charge.
Rangnick’s first match in charge saw United beat Crystal Palace on Sunday and they drew 1-1 with Young Boys on Wednesday in the Champions League.
United will be keen to continue their recent upturn in results domestically and McTominay believes Rangnick’s clear approach is already having an impact.
“He’s very firm, very driven and knows what he wants. In meetings he is very clear, that’s the way it is in football. To get your point across, you have to be clear and you have to be forceful,” McTominay told Sky Sports News.
“If players are not doing what you are asking, then he is not shy to tell you as well. The first early impressions are very, very good.
“We had a good result against Crystal Palace and hopefully now we can move forward now and keep winning football games.”
With United three points outside the top four, continued improvements on and off the pitch heading into the Christmas period could act as the springboard for a stronger 2022.
McTominay was however keen to distance himself from making comparisons between Rangnick and predecessor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who was sacked following last month’s 4-1 defeat at Watford, believing it is too soon to do so.
“Football changes quick and you have just got to get on with your job,” McTominay added.
“For us, we are just listening and we are learning. We are wanting to do well for his ideas and what he wants and ultimately win games.
“That’s what him and his coaching staff have come to do – help us win games and keep progressing.”
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