Charlie Nicholas feared Fred’s Manchester United career was ‘finished’ before PSG performance

first_imgCharlie Nicholas feared Fred’s Manchester United career was ‘finished’ before PSG performance Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 9 Mar 2019 11:45 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.4kShares Solskjaer: ‘I wasn’t sure we were going to score’To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 8:09FullscreenSolskjaer: ‘I wasn’t sure we were going to score’ is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Speaking after the remarkable victory in the French capital, he told ESPN: ‘This was my best moment since I moved to Manchester United.‘I felt had a great game. It’s a long time since I played like this: two games in a row. I’m very happy. I want to continue to play like this, to play games.‘I wasn’t surprised that we won. All the team played well. I played well. We knew it was going to be hard, but we are Manchester United.’He added: ‘It’s been a hard few months. I have not been playing. There has been a lot of things going on in my mind. Fred helped Manchester United beat PSG in Paris (Picture: Getty)Arsenal hero Charlie Nicholas feared Fred’s Manchester United career was ‘finished’ before his impressive performance against PSG in the Champions League.Brazilian international Fred joined United from Shakhtar Donetsk last summer but has failed to produce his best form as of yet at Old Trafford.Both Jose Mourinho and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer have showed a lack of faith in Fred, with the 26-year-old making just four appearances since Boxing Day.But Fred played a key role in Wednesday night’s stunning victory over PSG to help Manchester United progress to the quarter-finals of the Champions League.ADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityAnd Arsenal legend Nicholas told Sky Sports: ‘I didn’t see Fred coming back into the team if I’m honest.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘I really did think he was on his way out, finished. I thought there was no way back for him.‘[Juan] Mata will be in, Matic when he’s fit, Herrera, they’re all ahead of him. And then he turns up with a performance like that.’Fred, meanwhile, has attempted to explain his underwhelming first campaign at the Theatre of Dreams. Advertisementcenter_img Brazil international Fred signed for United last summer (Picture: Getty)More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves‘Ole has helped me a lot. He had a lot of chats with me. [Michael Carrick] also speaks to me a lot. That brings me calm that things will turn around for me.‘They trust me and I feel that trust. And they were right to trust me because I showed tonight [on Wednesday] that I can play against one of the best teams in the world and play well.‘I’m very, very happy. My confidence is getting better.’MORE: Mauricio Pochettino makes bizarre top four claim as Spurs open the door for Arsenal & Chelsea Comment Advertisementlast_img read more