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Man Utd boss Solskjaer excited about Pogba, Fernandes creating 'something out of nothing'

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits he is excited by the creativity exuded by Manchester United midfield duo Paul Pogba and Bruno Fernandes.

The duo started together for the first time in a recent 3-0 win over Sheffield United.

"The forward players know they have players behind them who can create something out of nothing," Solskjaer told Sky Sports.

"Bruno can create chances where there's no space - a little flick around the corner; he's been very good with his back to play.

"Paul creates too; they're both creative players who can pick a pass, players with individual qualities. To be a centre-forward in front of these two is a joy. I've felt that myself playing with Paul Scholes, Juan Sebastian Veron, David Beckham, Ryan Giggs... it's a nice position to be in.

"I think we can play in many different ways. Bruno has played in central midfield, to the right, to the left, as a No.8, a No.10, in a diamond. It's the same with Paul. And I have Scott McTominay, Fred, Nemanja Matic giving me a headache when I have to leave them out. It's a good position to be in.

"If we keep playing well, keep developing, get into the top positions...I know we can attract good players and everyone knows that Manchester United at some point will start winning trophies again."

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