Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has backed himself to get the most effective out his Manchester United squad, insisting he’s the fitting supervisor to steer the workforce forwards.
The Norwegian has confronted rising strain from supporters for his struggles in turning United into an all-dominant aspect following the costly arrivals of Cristiano Ronaldo, Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane this summer season, with some suggesting the boss is reliant on moments of particular person brilliance from his massive names.
Solskjaer’s trigger wasn’t helped by his aspect’s 1-1 draw with Everton, during which he began with Ronaldo, Sancho and Paul Pogba on the bench and watched as United got here perilously near shedding the sport.
Regardless of that mounting strain, Solskjaer reassured followers that he’s the fitting man for the job.
“It’s the identical query that was requested after Wednesday night time (the 2-1 win over Villarreal),” he stated (by way of The Athletic). “I’m very assured that we are going to get the most effective out of this squad.
“Loads has occurred this month. We’ve had Raphael and Jadon with us since August and Cristiano since September. We’ve acquired masses to work on and we have to enhance, we all know that and I do know that; however I do imagine on this group of gamers and the teaching employees that I’ve acquired. So, the quick reply is: sure.
“I imagine in these gamers, I imagine within the teaching employees and I imagine we’ve one thing going. The proof is within the pudding, we’d like outcomes and you must flip up. You possibly can’t say: ‘We did effectively in opposition to Metropolis and Tottenham final 12 months.’ We have to do it in the course of the 90 minutes, whoever performs.
“That’s the problem as a result of each sport within the Premier League and the Champions League is a giant sport in opposition to an excellent workforce. And each sport as Manchester United is a possible banana pores and skin for us, as a result of we’re anticipated to win each one.”
As of but, considerations from supporters should not shared by these in cost at Outdated Trafford. In spite of everything, United have misplaced simply as soon as within the Premier League and sit simply two factors behind high spot, however some doubters have been fast to level out the extent of opposition United have come up in opposition to.
They’re but to play any of the normal ‘massive six’ and have largely been restricted to sides within the decrease half of the league desk.
That can change over the subsequent few months, nonetheless. United’s subsequent 4 video games are in opposition to Leicester,Liverpool, Tottenham and Manchester Metropolis, with Chelsea and Arsenal each on the horizon as effectively.