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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says summer signing has set an example

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Solskjaer praises Daniel James

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has praised the efforts of Daniel James and said that the youngster has set an example for his fellow teammates.

The Wales international has been in sublime form since the start of the campaign and he has contributed three goals from the opening four games of the Premier League season.

Moreover, he has netted in successive matches against Crystal Palace and Southampton recently but neither of those strikes have contributed towards a victory for the Red Devils.

Speaking after the Saints game, Solskjaer applauded the performance of the former Swansea City youngster and believes the 21-year-old has set the example with his workrate on the playing field.

"He’s come in and made an impact ever since day one in training - [today] he made a recovery run, won the ball, went forward. I think he’s an example for everyone," he was quoted as saying by BT Sport.

James opened the scoring for the Red Devils with a stellar strike in the 10th minute but that was not sufficient to secure maximum points after Jan Vestergaard levelled for the Saints before the hour mark.

United intensified their pursuit for the winner during the final 17 minutes where the Saints were down to 10 men, but ultimately, they went winless for the third-straight league game.

Apart from James, summer signings Harry Maguire and Aaron Wan-Bissaka have also impressed the Red Devils faithful and the latter was the standout defender at St Mary's with 10 successful tackles.