Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hits back at ‘blatant lies’ over Manchester United sack claims

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is confident he'll be given time at Old Trafford
is assured he’ll be given time at Old Trafford (Picture: Getty)

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists he’s not fearing for his job at Old Trafford and dismissed claims he’s advised the squad he’s on his approach out as ‘blatant lies’.

The Norwegian has come below growing stress following United’s 2-2 draw with Aston Villa and so they enter a vital interval this week the place they’ll tackle Tottenham adopted by Manchester City.

Solskjaer’s males are eight factors off the highest 4 and experiences on Monday claimed the Norwegian had told his squad he was on the ‘brink’ of being sacked in the event that they lose their subsequent two video games.

The shadow of Mauricio Pochettino looms giant at Old Trafford following the Argentine’s sacking at Tottenham however senior sources at United insist they’re proud of Solskjaer.

Solskjaer has spent 11 months at the helm
Solskjaer has spent 11 months at the helm (Picture: Getty)

No it doesn’t make me extra involved,’ mentioned Solskjaer.



‘I’m simply specializing in my job and that’s doing in addition to I can, sit up for the subsequent recreation and look at the long-term plan issues with board.

‘It’s that point of 12 months. It’s by no means good to see your colleagues lose their job in a really brief area of time.’

Ed Woodward, United’s govt vice-chairman, has sacked 4 managers in six years at the helm.

He appointed Solskjaer earlier than the top of final season following a record-breaking run from the Norwegian however issues have gone removed from deliberate since.

Solskjaer insists the pair converse recurrently and that there’s a ‘plan’ in place to rebuild the membership.

‘We speak all the time so it’s not like knee-jerk out of the blue now we have to discuss. We converse just a few occasions each week so it’s frequently progressing,’ mentioned Solskjaer.

‘The plans we’ve put in place, the rebuilding we all know we began, we made some choices that had been vital and now after all we’re not completely satisfied the place we’re however will proceed working.

‘Three days or four days aren’t going to vary an entire lot however these two video games are nice probabilities to enhance issues and proceed within the vein towards a number of the higher sides. We’ve had some good outcomes towards good groups and we’ve received a plan for Wednesday evening.



‘We’ve had too many attracts for my liking, defeats after all, however attracts we should always have was wins. is a outcomes enterprise.

‘We’re not completely satisfied and know we are able to do higher. We are working arduous, the work is all the time geared on us enhancing however we’re not getting all the outcomes we’ve deserved.’

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