Man Utd coach Butt feels he's improving working in Europe

Manchester United U19 coach Nicky Butt feels he's improving thanks to the UEFA Youth League.

Butt is in his first season in charge.

"I am getting better," he told the Daily Mail.

"At first I wasn’t very comfortable stood on the line, putting instructions out. I had never done it before. I am making a conscious effort to not tell them what to do all the time. I want them to solve things themselves.

"At 19, if you give them too much information they get bamboozled with it all, and I am very aware this team is only working together for a couple of days before each of these European games and quite often is playing against teams who have been together for years.

"I have worked with some great managers, and obviously the best one in Sir Alex.

"I am learning from the coaches who are at United now, some of whom have been coaching and managing for 20 or 30 years.

"You have to be your own man but I would be foolish if I didn’t pick up little bits from other people."

 
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