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11/01/2014 21:45, Report by Mark Froggatt
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Fletch: Solidarity is key

Darren Fletcher believes the players must continue to stick together as Manchester United look to build on the 2-0 victory over Swansea City. 

The champions have come in for heavy criticism in 2014 after suffering three consecutive defeats in all competitions. That losing streak was ended on Saturday with a much-improved performance and win over the Swans, which Fletcher was delighted by. 

However, when asked if such a display should be considered a direct riposte to United’s critics, the experienced campaigner was hesitant to agree and explained that there is plenty of work to be done yet.

“I don’t know if it was an answer. We have got to go and do a lot more to give people an answer,” Darren told MUTV. “We look to ourselves and we believe in ourselves as a team. We came together today and got a good result but it is no good doing it just once, we have got to do it in a combination of results and go on a winning run.

“People have been speaking a lot about Manchester United and they’ve been waiting for this opportunity for a long time. They seem to be enjoying it. But all we can do is stick together as a team, as staff, as management and as fans. The fans were fantastic again with the support they give to the manager, the players and everyone else. We will stick together and I'm sure we'll be fine.” 

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