There have been reports claiming that Antonio Conte is interested in taking over as the head coach of Manchester United, as well as reports that the United dressing room has lost faith in current manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. After the 5-0 thrashing at the hands of Liverpool, Solskjaer's job as manager is under serious threat.
There were plenty of big games to watch yesterday and two of them happened to involve Manchester United taking on Liverpool and Barcelona up against Real Madrid. For Manchester United, it was an embarrassing defeat as Liverpool ran riot at the Theater of Dreams while Barcelona on the other hand were beaten 2-1 by their arch rival Real Madrid.
It was difficult not to think of Frank Lampard and the dreadful closing weeks of his Chelsea tenure when Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, with grief in his eyes, looked down the Sky Sports camera after Sunday's humiliation and spoke of Manchester United being too close to giving up.
Andy Cole believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is struggling to find a system that will accommodate all of the talents at his disposal. Following a memorable summer transfer window that saw the arrivals of Raphael Varane, Jadon Sancho, and Cristiano Ronaldo at Old Trafford, United's squad is now brimming with talent, particularly in the forward positions.
The Old Trafford club suffered a mauling in the hand of Jürgen Klopp's men yesterday in a Premier League encounter and many has since been calling for Manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, to be sacked. Over the last nine games now, United have been struggling, winning a handful of them, with their latest victory coming courtesy of a comeback win against Atalanta in the UEFA Champions League.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could only have three games left to determine his fate as Manchester United manager. After overseeing a poor run of form that came to a climax on Sunday evening, the Norwegian's future as United manager is now under scrutiny. United were shredded by a rampaging Liverpool side, who scored five goals without reply in one of their most humiliating defeats in recent history.
Manchester United have not been impressive since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took charge of the club as the manager. Finishing second in the league table is the highest achievement Man United have with Ole in charge. The Red Devils may not be able to compete with the top teams in the Premier League if Ole is left for too long as Man United coach.
Virgil van Dijk chested a frustrated Cristiano Ronaldo after an incident with Curtis Jones, and the five-time Ballon d'Or winner was not pleased. After a dreadful first half in which United was ripped to shreds, Ronaldo lost his cool and kicked out at substitute Jones. What happened?
Manchester United were humiliated 0-5 by Liverpool at Old Trafford on Sunday evening, and this is widely regarded as one of the biggest defeats the Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side will ever endure on home soil. Apart from a photo circulating that shows Manchester United fans leaving Old Trafford in the 64th minute while the game was still going on, another image from the match plainly shows that some Manchester United fans were unconcerned about their team's performance yesterday.
Former Manchester United legend, Gary Neville, has finally revealed his reason for backing Ole Solskjaer, despite the disappointing results. He claims he is supporting the Norwegian because he won the club the UEFA Champions League title in 1999. This has to be one of the most inexcusable and illogical reasons any club legend has given, because it simply means he is supporting the United manager out of sentiment and not out of honesty.
Ronaldo was unable to help United as Liverpool trashed them 5-0 in the Premier League on Sunday, with the Red Devils reduced to 10 men after Paul Pogba was sent off. The Portuguese was hoping to add to his tally against Liverpool but couldn't. Photo Credit: Getty Images
It's been months of persuasion and sweet talks between Paul Pogba's Agent, Mino Raiola and United. Even till now, there hasn't been an agreement between parties, as far as Pogba's future with United is concerned. According to goal.com, United's legendary Midfielder, Paul Scholes, heavily criticised Pogba's contribution to United's 0-5 defeat to Liverpool at Old Trafford.
It has suddenly become a trend for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to walk in the press and find an excuse for a defeat. Making shallow statements on taking responsibility for the team's failure. How long is he going to keep doing that? Manchester United is clearly failing right in his own eyes and then maybe he feels the players will start turning things around against the small clubs.
Manchester United is one of the best clubs in England, as well as one of the most competitive clubs in the English Premier League this season. The club has won numerous trophies throughout the history of the English football league, and they are currently the club with the most English Premier League titles.
Over the past few days, many people associated with Manchester United have made the call for manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to he relieved of his job as United's first team coach due to poor performances on the pitch and poor results. Their latest defeat came in a more embarrassing fashion against rival, Liverpool on Sunday.
Manchester United fans around the world are obviously upset by their team losing to Liverpool, and it appears to be pointing in only one way at the moment. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's position is likely to be challenged before this weekend's encounter against Tottenham Hotspur. With the sack appearing to be a virtual certainty, several Manchester United players may find themselves in a better position.
If reports are to be believed, then United could have a new manager on their bench before they play Tottenham Hotspur next weekend. The Manchester United board have not been impressed by the performance of the team in recent times, having spent a significant sum on new players during the summer, in an attempt to close the gap between them and other top teams.
Any manager who loses 5-0 at home to a fierce rival should face serious scrutiny about his or her future. That scrutiny is intensified for a Manchester United manager. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, too, can't ignore this as a fluke. United have only picked up one point in the last four Premier League games.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s time as Manchester United manager appears to be hanging in the balance after his side’s sorry surrender against Liverpool on Sunday. The Norwegian was hoping that the comeback victory over Atalanta in the Champions League would mark a turning point in what has been an indifferent start to the new campaign.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer role as Manchester United manager is under serious threat after his side was disgraced by Arch rivals Liverpool on Sunday. The Red's performance was abysmal for a side playing at home, as Mohammed Salah ran a one-man show to ensure Liverpool enjoy a landslide win against their host.