For many, United’s 5-0 thrashing at the hands of Liverpool was the final straw, and many anticipated Solskjaer to be fired this week.
Manchester United was even rumored to be considering dismissing the Norwegian, with Antonio Conte being the first person to contact him.
However, according to rumors, Solskjaer will remain in command of the team for at least one more game, this weekend against Tottenham:
Despite Solskjaer’s decision to stay at Manchester United for the time being, it is evident that the club is in a state of flux.
Despite the fact that only nine game weeks have been played in the Premier League, they are currently eight points behind the leaders.
The Red Devils have already been eliminated from the League Cup, which is a major setback in their quest for silverware because it was one of only two competitions in which they had a realistic chance to win this season.
In other news, Manchester United were humiliated by Young Boys in the Champions League, while Cristiano Ronaldo’s late goals helped them beat Villareal and a poor Atalanta side.
Now, the Manchester Evening News has revealed what Ronaldo has been telling his teammates about Ole Gunnar Solskjaer following the club’s poor start to the season.
CR7 is said to be the glue that holds the dressing room together, and he has urged his teammates to back Solskjaer:
According to sources, Ronaldo is keeping the dressing room together and encouraging players to rally around manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Regardless of how they felt about Solskjaer’s tactics, Ronaldo has counselled the Man United players not to drop tools, according to the article.