Middlesbrough boss Chris Wilder has been impressed with the way the squad has bought into his ideas since succeeding Neil Warnock as manager.
The 54-year-old says he has changed the tactics and approach, and the squad has responded well to the tweaks.
"Players have been really receptive," Wilder told BBC Radio Tees.
"So they should be because this a proper football club. Certainly the way the players have adapted to a new way of playing because we're talking about being possession-based, out of possession and in possession they've had a hell of a lot chucked at them.