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In a hot seat, Solskjaer wants to “fight”

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who remained coach of Manchester United after the 5-0 defeat to Liverpool last weekend, said in a press conference that he wanted to continue “fighting” to overcome the crisis that Manconion has been experiencing for a few weeks in the league. .

While Manchester United were energetic and very ambitious last summer with the arrivals of Jadon Sancho, Raphael Varane and Cristiano Ronaldo, the English club are stuck in a disappointing seventh place and continue to underperform in the Premier League with three defeats and a draw in the Premier League. The last four meetings. Despite last weekend’s heavy defeat against Liverpool (0-5), the club’s leaders decided to keep Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as their coach.

On the eve of the shock against Tottenham at 6:30pm, the Norwegian confirmed that his fighting spirit is still there and that he intends to transcend this delicate situation: “I’ve had tough times as a player here and as a coach. I’ve had setbacks, there have been at least two or three crises since I became Director here, and one thing I can tell you is that I will fight.

The former club player also gave his team the keys to getting out of the current crisis: “In this club, whatever we’ve been through before, it’s always about coming out with courage, solidarity, hard work and self-confidence. And sticking together. That’s what this group did.”

“Anger, when he knocks he gets up”

The technician also returned to the humiliation suffered by Liverpool. While acknowledging that his players’ performance was disastrous, Solskjaer used boxing to illustrate the current state of mind of Ronaldo’s teammates: “This performance was not acceptable. I felt like we were a boxer who lost in the first round. You see Tyson Fury when he fell, getting up and he’s ready to do it again.” other”.

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Saturday’s match against Tottenham may be the Norwegian’s last chance to stay as Manchester United manager. Especially since Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers will be the main candidate to take over the club.