Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s future as Manchester United supervisor continues to be undecided after an emergency assembly between membership officers following the 4-1 defeat at Watford.
The United hierarchy mentioned Solskjaer’s place on Saturday night after a fifth defeat in seven Premier League video games left Solskjaer’s aspect 12 factors behind leaders Chelsea.
Solskjaer was booed by numerous the United followers within the away finish at Vicarage Highway as he approached them at full-time, though midfielder Bruno Fernandes appeared to attempt to redirect their frustration in direction of the gamers.
Requested what this outcome meant for his future, Solskjaer informed Sky Sports activities: “I’m working for and with the membership. After all we now have good communication and if the membership are pondering of doing one thing that may be a dialog between us.”
The United board have to this point ignored more and more vociferous calls to alleviate Solskjaer of his duties within the wake of a humiliating 5-0 loss to rivals Liverpool and a 2-0 derby defeat to Manchester Metropolis in early November.
Solskjaer, who has been in cost since December 2018, signed a three-year contract extension in July and it’ll price United a reported £7.5m in the event that they sack him.
“I all the time have perception in myself, however in the meanwhile it is a troublesome time for us. I can belief each single one on the market to offer what they’ve, however the outcomes are troublesome,” he stated.
“I consider we are able to flip this spherical.
“I perceive the followers, who’ve supported the membership by thick and skinny, and have been nice over the previous few years. It is a troublesome interval, we now have had a tough time since Sir Alex left, and the followers who’ve been right here – since I got here in – have been unbelievable.
“They understood the scenario, the signings this summer time raised expectations, rightly so, as a result of we introduced some high gamers in and having been second final 12 months, we hoped to kick on.”
Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher says he’s positive Manchester United will likely be on the lookout for a brand new supervisor quickly, however referred to as among the gamers’ shows this season “scandalous”.
“It is attending to the stage the place it turns into untenable,” he stated.
“Everyone knows ultimately that Manchester United may have a brand new supervisor, however when it will get to this stage now you really take a look at Ole as a person and human being and assume it is not good for him to be the Manchester United supervisor proper now.
“I’ve not been a supervisor, however should you’ve acquired a crop of these gamers – and I do not care what anybody tells me, Manchester United have gotten high quality gamers – you’ll be able to’t lose to Watford 4-1. You possibly can’t.
“Regardless of how the supervisor has set you up, whether or not he has a presence within the dressing room, whether or not the gamers respect him or not, who is aware of? Nevertheless he units them up, these gamers…among the performances they’ve given this season are an absolute shame. That is likely one of the most costly squads in world soccer. One of many highest-paid squads in world soccer.
“And Watford are fairly terrible, I’ve watched a whole lot of them this season, to lose there 4-1 is totally disgusting and disgraceful from a few of these gamers. The supervisor will go, we all know that, that story will transfer on fairly rapidly.
“However a few of these gamers’ performances this season have been completely scandalous.”