Under pressured Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (48) has been suspended from matches. Now a new ‘must win’ game awaits when Manchester United travel to Watford.
The national team break is always a time to collect profits and reflect, Solskjaer says at Friday’s press conference.
His answer to a question was whether the Norwegian’s trip back home helped him get things done from afar.
It was of course picked up in the British press – among other things daily Mail When Solskjær chose to fly home in Kristiansund in a private jet to spend time with the family.
Solskjaer also encountered writings in the press about his future. The Manchester United manager was asked if he had spoken to Ed Woodward, the club’s managing director who has primary responsibility for appointing and firing key coaches.
– Of course I was in contact with the club because we are all the time. It was a break for the national team, but it was something we used to our advantage.
Many who follow Manchester United closely believe that because Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (48) has not been sent off in connection with the national team break, it indicates that The club still believes that the Norwegian will be able to turn the ship.
We’ve been through periods like this before. “Our guest form should give us confidence,” Solskjaer says ahead of Saturday’s first leg against Watford.
– We have to do better and believe we will do better, he says.
This was written by Tyrone Marshall, football writer for the Manchester Evening News Manchester United still believes in Solskjaer. This is how he chose to interpret the situation as two other Premier League teams (Norwich and Aston Villa) took the opportunity before the national team’s recess to bring in new coaches so they would have a better time to prepare for their first game.
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