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Solskjaer put in bad light as McTominay reveals what Rangnick is really like

Scott McTominay has explained exactly what life is like under new Manchester United manager Ralf Rangnick in an admission that appears to put former boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in a bad light. 

Rangnick was appointed as United’s interim boss until the end of the season following the sacking of Solskjaer, who left in November with the club floundering down in eighth place in the Premier League table.

The 63-year-old officially took charge of the Red Devils for the first time in their 1-0 win over Crystal Palace on Sunday. He then led a youthful United side to a 1-1 draw against Young Boys in the Champions League – with United already through to the knockout stage.

McTominay played the full 90 minutes against Palace and earned praise, along with matchwinner Fred. He did, however, urge the pair to be less passive with their passing.

And speaking ahead of United’s clash against bottom of the table Norwich on Saturday, McTominay gave his first impressions of the German’s managerial style.

“He’s been really, really good and he’s been good with the schedule. He’s made sure we have enough sleep and the times we’re in we can prepare,” he told Sky Sports.

“[He has] more steel behind closed doors, very firm, very driven. He knows what he wants in meetings. He’s very, very clear.

“That’s the way it is in football, to get your point across you have to be clear and forceful. If players aren’t doing what he’s asking then he’s not shy to tell him.

“First impressions are very, very good. We’ve obviously had a good result against Crystal Palace. Hopefully we can move forward with that and win more football games.”

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