The Red Devils midfielder believes the man calling the shots at Old Trafford is benefitting from greater expertise and will continue to improve.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is”a much better director than 1 year ago”, says Nemanja Matic, together with the Manchester United boss believed to be growing in stature as he gains greater experience.

The Norwegian was no newcomer when he was returned to Old Trafford as the successor to Jose Mourinho in December 2018.

He had, however, spent time training at the very top of this match and was thrust beneath the brightest of spotlights with the Red Devils.

The first success in an interim role watched him handed a three-year contract, but queries of his suitability to a demanding article have surfaced on a regular basis.

Solskjaer has always been eager to point out that he’s overseeing a long-term job at United, with there no quick fix available in an ongoing attempt to acquire a fallen giant back on its feet.

There have been signs of encouragement of late, with the Red Devils back in contention for a top-four finish whilst also reaching the last-16 of the Europa League and fifth round of the FA Cup.

Matic believes Solskjaer stays the perfect man to direct United forward, together with the Serbian midfielder impressed with the progress that’s been produced over the course of the previous 12 months.

He advised Sky Sports: “Every day he’s improving, getting more experience. For sure he’ll be better and better.

“Like every boss — Carlo Ancelotti, today and 20 years ago he isn’t the same. He knows more, he gets more experience, so it is going to be exactly the same with Ole.

“He’s a much better manager than 1 year ago, in my own opinion.

“He knows all the players, he knows exactly what he wants to do before the game, after the game. For his job, the experience is quite important.”

A Visit to Everton is next on the schedule for United, with a short trip to Goodison Park place to be taken in on Sunday.

The Red Devils will visit Merseyside sat only three points adrift of the Champions League places, with defensive equilibrium re-established as well as the likes of Bruno Fernandes bringing more creativity to the fold.