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Man Utd ace Fernandes appreciates Ten Hag relationship

Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes says he appreciates the relationship he has with manager Erik ten Hag.

Fernandes admits he enjoys working with Ten Hag ahead of tomorrow's FA Cup final.

"I'm aware that he's really happy with the way I train, the way I play, the way I show my emotions and the way I show my passion for the game," said Fernandes.

"He knows I care. That's why probably sometimes it makes you do some things that you should not do.

"But I will never do anything to make the team look bad, make my team-mates look bad, or something that is not good for the team. He knows that, so that's why it protects me.

"I think that's good because he shows you the respect, he shows you the protection, but always with the demands behind that because obviously when you protect someone you want them to give you some back, so he can have his reasons to protect you."

He also said: "I am ambitious. I want to win trophies at the club.

"I spoke with the club before I signed that contract and said I want to be successful with the club but I need to make sure the club is going to do the right things and do things in a successful way.

"I think those steps are being done. We still need some things and I think we will have that - not only with transfers but also in the dressing room, with us stepping up more in moments that we needed [to do it] this season but didn't.

"Next season we will have learned, so we need to do it better."

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