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Ex-Man Utd fullback Fabio: Ole let down at Cardiff

Nantes fullback Fabio da Silva felt the players let Ole Gunnar Solskjaer down at Cardiff City.

Former Manchester United defender Fabio is happy seeing Solskjaer back at Old Trafford.

He told the Daily Mail: "I think that's the big difference, you know.

"The talent was still in these clubs but they didn't have the commitment or the work rate.

"At Cardiff I worked for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. I love Ole. He had been reserve manager for me at United. He is a nice guy and I hated it because I felt some players took advantage of that.

"Me and my brother (Rafael) always had a desire but also we learned a lot from Cristiano and Fletcher, Carrick, Patrice. They each did it differently but they all worked so hard.

"I achieved quite a few things but I didn't do more because - I won't say I was weak - but I was not brave enough. I never played free.

"My brother was different. He went for the shirt. But maybe I never felt I was really equal to the others."


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