Brentford manager Thomas Frank is looking forward to facing Erik ten Hag when Manchester United come to town on Saturday.
Frank is a Danish manager who has hit English football by storm, but not just with the football his Brentford side play. The way the Dane speaks during interviews is also bound to make him a hit with the newspapers.
He will know all about United suffering a surprise defeat to Brighton on the opening weekend of the season, while his own team go into the game off the back of a comeback 2-2 draw at Leicester City.
However, Frank does not believe there is a good time to play the Red Devils. He also spoke very highly of Ten Hag.
“I don’t think there is an ideal time,” Frank told reporters.
“In general I don’t believe in if it’s a perfect situation to play them in or a bad situation to play them in.
“But one thing is for sure, they’ve got a new manager, a brilliant manager, I think he’s done a fantastic job in his earlier jobs, so they’re very interested in doing everything they can to make it a success with the players.
“They lost the first game, so if you lost a game the most common response (is) to really want to improve and do well. So it’s going to be extremely difficult tomorrow.
“I think there is no doubt that Manchester United are favourites, they can’t afford not to win against us tomorrow.
“Of course we believe and we will do everything we can to beat them and I believe we have a good chance.”
"They can't afford not to win against us tomorrow"
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