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Man Utd boss Solskjaer: Fernandes already helping me with LASK

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has welcomed their Europa League draw with LASK.

Solskjaer says Bruno Fernandes is already providing handy analysis of the Austrians as they prepare to meet them in the round of 16.

"It's a new experience for us to play against them," Solskjaer told manutd.com. “The name is not very familiar for many, I would guess, but, for me, I've followed Austrian football a little bit and there have been quite a few Norwegians playing there.

"They've beaten Rosenborg this year, in the group stages and of course Sporting, so Bruno has been involved against them. They beat [AZ] Alkmaar, who we've played in Europe. We'll get to know more about them but I guess Bruno can do the team-talk!

“They were high-intensity teams [I've faced from Austria in the past.

“Physical teams. For me, it's similar to when we played last night, to be fair. I think that, in Brugge, you meet a different culture, the league is a bit different. I don't know too much about them, maybe a load of teams do their man marking, a high press.

"Bruno told me they do play expansive football, the goalkeeper joins in a lot with the play, so it'll be interesting."

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