Fred credits coach Michael Carrick and Arsenal legend Gilberto Silva with helping revive Man Utd career

first_imgCarrick and Fred have become extremely close, doing extra sessions together daily (Picture: Getty)‘On a daily basis, he helps me a lot, always talking to me. After training we always do a little work to complement it, sometimes finishing, sometimes passing.‘He’s a guy who understands the game, who lived it, and it’s impossible for there to be anyone better than him to help me.‘He knows about the difficulties, the shortcuts, and he tries to show me everything there is in training and in games. He’s a guy who has been of huge importance for me at United and I’m very grateful to him.’MORE: Fred names midfielder James Garner as Manchester United’s most impressive young playerMORE: Wayne Rooney and Manchester United squad celebrated Liverpool beating Chelsea, reveals Jamie CarragherFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Comment FIFA and WHO team up to give you five ways to tackle spread of coronavirusTo 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 1:43FullscreenFIFA and WHO team up to give you five ways to tackle spread of coronavirus 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.Fred has made enormous strides this campaign, though he has not done it alone and credits both Carrick and Gilberto with helping him on and off the pitch.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTSpeaking to Brazilian website Trivela, he said: ‘Gilberto is a very important guy in my career. He’s my agent and consultant, we work together. As a player he played at the World Cup for Brazil, played at Arsenal, was a champion.‘He’s a guy who helps me a lot on a daily basis, we’re always taking – both about my career and my positioning on the field.‘He helps me a lot, and it’s a joy to have him in my life, in my career, and I’m very grateful to him.’More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errorsUnited coach Carrick, meanwhile, has worked with Fred in individual training sessions this season to improve his performances and help him adapt to the pace and intensity of the Premier League.Fred continued: ‘He has helped me a lot in this process of adaptation and transition. He’s a guy who was an idol at the club and was a great player in the same position that I play. Fred credits coach Michael Carrick and Arsenal legend Gilberto Silva with helping revive Man Utd career Advertisementcenter_img Metro Sport ReporterThursday 23 Apr 2020 11:19 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link10.2kShares The Brazilian has become one of the first names on the team sheet this season (Picture: Getty)Manchester United midfielder Fred has highlighted the roles of both coach Michael Carrick and his agent, ex-Arsenal midfielder Gilberto Silva, in helping him turn around his Old Trafford career.At the start of the season, Fred’s future at United appeared in serious doubt after he missed part of pre-season to go on his honeymoon and subsequently did not make the squad for the first four matches of the season.He did not start a Premier League match until October, but has been in the starting XI in every game since, not just establishing himself as one of the first names on the team sheet but putting himself in the conversation for United’s Player of the Season. Advertisementlast_img read more

AES sells Jordan, UK assets to focus on LNG

first_imgThe US energy company AES Corporation, has entered into agreements to sell its interests in six power plants in Jordan and the United Kingdom for total proceeds of $211 million, as it shifts focus to LNG.In Jordan, AES agreed to sell two operational thermal power plants and one solar plant under construction for a total of 683 MW to Nebras Power Investment Management, a unit of Nebras Power and Mitsui and Co.In the United Kingdom, AES agreed to sell two operational thermal power plants and one operational energy storage facility for a total of 1,419 MW to Energetický a Průmyslový Holding (EPH), the company said in a statement.Andrés Gluski, AES president and CEO, said, “in line with our business strategy, we continue to reduce the number of countries in which we operate and focus our growth efforts in fewer markets, and especially in renewables, energy storage and LNG.”These transactions are expected to close later this year. The sale in Jordan is subject to approvals from project lenders and the sale in the United Kingdom is subject to regulatory approval by the European Commission.In Jordan, AES agreed to sell its 36 percent interest in the 381 MW Amman East gas-fired power plant, the 250 MW IPP4 oil-fired power plant and the 52 MW AM Solar project, which is currently under construction.In the United Kingdom, AES agreed to sell its 100 percent interest in the 708 MW Ballylumford gas-fired power plant and its 99 percent interest in the 701 MW Kilroot coal- and oil-fired power plant, as well as the 10 MW Kilroot Energy Storage facility.last_img read more

NHL playoffs 2019: Tomas Hertl makes good on Game 7 vow with 2OT goal for Sharks

first_imgTomas Hertl is a man of his word.After he tallied two goals in the Sharks’ 5-2 win over the Golden Knights in Game 6 Thursday, the San Jose forward all but promised the series would go to seven games. NHL PLAYOFFS 2019: Sharks’ Logan Couture scores goal, loses teeth in win over Golden Knights“Now we know we need [to win] one more game and come back [to San Jose] for Game 7 and I believe because we’re a better team than them,” Hertl said to NBC Sports California analyst Jamie Baker.Neither the Sharks or Golden Knights would budge on Sunday as San Jose netminder Martin Jones set a franchise-record 58 saves, while Vegas’ Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 27 shots.In the second overtime, Hertl netted a shorthanded game-winner 11:17 into the frame, the first shorthanded game-winning goal in a postseason game that required multiple overtimes in league history, per Elias Sports Bureau.THE BIG HERTLThis shorthanded goal ends a 2OT thriller and forces a Game 7 for the #SJSharks and— Sporting News Canada (@sportingnewsca) April 22, 2019″I saw a little bit of space so I took a couple of steps and tried to shoot it,” Hertl said of his goal. “It was a huge goal and super exciting for us. It feels great.” Vegas, the reigning Western Conference champions, are now set for their first Game 7 in the franchise’s brief history. Tuesday’s tilt will be one of two Game 7 matchups as the Maple Leafs and Bruins will play a series-deciding game.San Jose will need to win a Game 7 for the first time since the team defeated the Predators in the 2016 postseason. Hertl, who has five total goals in the series, is focused on clinching the pivotal win to advance to the next round.”Now we have to finish it,” Hertl said. “It will be a really tough game.”last_img read more