Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Man United's Stance on Firing Manager After Leicester Thrashing Emerge

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Man United's Stance on Firing Manager After Leicester Thrashing Emerge

  • Pressure is growing on Man United to sack Solskjaer as manager following their recent defeat to Leicester.
  • However, according to reports in the UK, the under-fire Norwegian has the support of United's hierarchy as there are no plans to sack him
  • The Red Devils have endured a poor run of results across competitions that has seen them pick just two wins in seven fixtures

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reportedly has the full backing of Man United despite the club's recent poor run of results.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer cuts a dejected face during a past match. Photo: Getty Images.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has led Man United to a frustrating run of results in recent days. Photo: Getty Images.
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With just weeks into the new season, pressure is already mounting on Solskjaer to quit, with a section of fans suggesting he should be axed in the wake of the club's 4-2 defeat to Leicester.

After what appeared as progress under Ole, the Norwegian was handed a lucrative new deal in the summer and was heavily backed in the transfer window with Cristiano Ronaldo, Raphael Varane and Jadon Sancho all joining.

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While United did mark the start of the campaign impressively, their form has deteriorated significantly in recent weeks, managing just two wins in their last seven matches across competitions.

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But despite the worrying run of performances, The Athletic reports Solskjaer still maintains 100% backing of United chiefs and he is not in danger of being sent packing.

The development comes at a time the Red Devils are scheduled for unfavourable fixtures in the coming days including matches against rivals Liverpool and Man City.

Reacting to his side's defeat to Leicester, Solskjaer appeared to take responsibility for the loss but was also quick to admit his wards were poor.

"When you look at the game after, the four goals we conceded were poor. The way we played we don’t deserve to continue that run," he said.

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Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported Paul Pogba has sent his Man United teammates a rallying call in the wake of their recent humbling in the hands of Leicester City.

Pogba noted United have been making common mistakes in recent fixtures, underscoring the need for the team to change tact.

The Frenchman now believes finding the right mentality and tactic will be key to them securing favourable results going forward.

Source: Yen

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