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Fernandes: We lacked discipline before Ten Hag's arrival.

Ten Hag was announced as Man Utd manager in April.

Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes has welcomed new manager Erik ten Hag's strict rules and punishment, acknowledging that the Red Devils lacked discipline. The Dutchman Ten Hag has introduced a few rules at Carrington, including time rules for meetings and training sessions as well as no access to mobile devices during mealtimes.

"We missed that for a while and discipline is important," Fernandes told reporters. "Discipline is not only the way you play, the position that you have, what you have to do; it's also off the pitch. "Don't be late for the meetings. Don't be late for the meals. That's really important because if everyone is on time and someone comes late, he should be punished.

"That's really good that he's doing that (fining players for being late) and amazing, because I like to be on time, so I won't have problems with that."

Fernandes is unsure of Ronaldo future

When quizzed about Cristiano Ronaldo's future, he replied: Ronaldo’s future at Old Trafford has become the subject of intense speculation in recent weeks after he told the club he is seeking pastures new to play Champions League football

The Portuguese did not join the United squad for their pre-season tour that started in Thailand, citing family issues. "I don't know what Cristiano said to the club, to the manager, but we have to respect his space," Fernandes said. "Cristiano was our top scorer last season; he added goals. But it's not on me; it's the club that has to make the choices and Cristiano makes his own. I don't know what's going on in his head, if he wants to leave."

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