Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has told his Manchester United squad to appreciate the ‘size and magnitude’ of the club following an open training session in Perth last Thursday.
More than 12,000 fans turned up to see United train at the WACA ground before United’s opening pre-season friendly against Perth Glory which attracted a crowd of more than 50,000 fans.
Metro report that because Solskjaer knows the appeal of Manchester United on the global stage, he believes that the players who represent this club must respect the badge that they are playing for.
The likes of Daniel James and Aaron Wan-Bissaka are experiencing their first pre-season tour at the club and Solskjaer was said to be keen to point out the responsibility his players have to repay supporters for their loyalty this season.
The Norwegian coach is reported to told his players not to take the level of support for granted and ‘appreciate’ the stature of the club in their efforts this season, which begins with a clash against Chelsea at Old Trafford on August 11th.
Manchester United are continuing their summer tour in Australia at the moment as the club's executive vice-Chairman Ed Woodward plans the club's summer transfer strategy going forward after signing Daniel James and Aaron Wan-Bissaka early in the transfer window.