“He doesn’t leave us, how shall we say, in the s***, in the poo, and we’re always together.
“He’s very close to his players, you sense he loves his players.
“Even when things aren’t going well he’ll say: ‘Listen lads, things will be OK’. He believes in us.
“Keeping your confidence is the most important thing — with confidence you can do anything. That’s what we tell each other.”