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Man Utd boss Solskjaer happy Fernandes calling out teammates: They're not just rollickings

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is happy for Bruno Fernandes to row with teammates.

By his own admission, the Portuguese midfielder likes to dish out instructions to team-mates and has been given the captain's armband when Harry Maguire is out of the line-up.

"In the heat of the moment people are allowed to air their frustration and be angry because it's just for the benefit of the team," said the manager.

"But then it's over and done with. If it lingers on, that's a different scenario.

"I've been in a team and I like a team that has that inner justice where it's not just the managers and the coaches who shout.

"I want players to take responsibility and put other players in their places at times when it's necessary.

"They're out there fighting for one cause and that's for the team to win. Once in a while you just have to take a rollicking when you deserve one.

"Bruno isn't just giving out rollickings, he's also instructing players. We can all learn from his mentality and mindset. If it's 4-0, he wants 5-0. He always wants the team to improve."

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