‘He has been working hard behind the scenes’ Solskjaer praises James

Mon 22 February 2021 | 8:22

The Welsh winger scored another goal for the Red Devils as they moved back to second place on the table.

Manchester United

won their Sunday Premier League match against


with a 3-1 result.

Marcus Rashford

scored the opening goal for the Red Devils in the 30th minute, but a strike from Allan Saint-Maximin leveled the game for the Magpies six minutes later.

Daniel James

restored the lead for

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

’s team before the hour mark and a spot-kick goal by

Bruno Fernandes

secured the victory for Manchester United. James scored a goal against

Real Sociedad

on Thursday and his solid performance against Newcastle has been praised by his boss. 

“He never disappeared. He has been working hard behind the scenes and always been available. He is always a player you can use in different areas with his energy and pace,”

Solskjaer told 

BT Sport


“We work with him, we try to help everyone but of course Dan came from the Championship, he hit a few goals in the first games and it is bound to take some energy from you. He has knuckled down and really worked to get back to full fitness but maybe more so confidence, to believe in himself.

“We can't control any other team, we just have to focus on ourselves and be the best possible Manchester United every game. Things happen and there are many surprises in football.”

source: SportMob