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Marcus Rashford can be as good as Harry Kane, says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Marcus Rashford (right) played alongside England captain Harry Kane during the Nations League fixtures in 2018 Manchester United interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Marcus Rashford can become a “top, top striker” like Tottenham’s England captain Harry Kane. The England team-mates will be on opposite sides at Wembley on Sunday when Spurs look to end Solskjaer’s winning start as Reds boss. United have won all five of Solskjaer’s matches in charge at Old Trafford. “We can talk about Harry Kane and his class. Marcus has the potential to get up…

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Tottenham v Man Utd: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer praises Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham beat Manchester United 3-0 at Old Trafford in August Manchester United interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says the speculation around Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino “is there for a reason”. The pair head the betting to take over as United’s next full-time manager, with Pochettino still rated the more likely to replace Jose Mourinho. Solskjaer is in temporary charge and has won his first five United games. “It’s not my job to rate different managers but he has done a very good job,” said Solskjaer. “The speculation is there for…

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Manchester United: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says they ‘can win every game’

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has won his first four games as interim manager Manchester United caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he believes his side can win “every single game”. United’s 2-0 win at Newcastle on Wednesday meant he became the second manager in the club’s history to win his first four league games in charge, emulating Sir Matt Busby in 1946. They face Reading in the FA Cup third round on Saturday (12:30 GMT). “When you come into a club like this you expect to win games,” said Solskjaer. “And…

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: ‘I don’t want to leave Man Utd’

Rashford can strike free-kicks like Ronaldo – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Manchester United caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he does not want to leave his role at the club in the summer. He was named as interim boss after the club sacked Jose Mourinho in December. His side’s 2-0 win at Newcastle on Wednesday meant he became the second manager in the club’s history to win his first four league games in charge, emulating Sir Matt Busby in 1946. When asked if he will leave in May, Solskjaer replied: “I…

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Newcastle United 0-2 Manchester United: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wins fourth game from four

Manchester United kept only their third clean sheet in the league this season Substitute Romelu Lukaku scored with his first touch as Manchester United beat Newcastle United with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer becoming the second manager in the club’s history to win his first four league games in charge. The Norwegian emulates the feat of Sir Matt Busby in 1946. Lukaku, who had only been on the pitch 38 seconds, pounced on an error by Martin Dubravka with the Slovakia keeper spilling a free-kick by Marcus Rashford. Rashford doubled the lead…

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Man Utd 4-1 Bournemouth: Paul Pogba double as hosts win third in a row under Solskjaer

Paul Pogba (left) has now been involved in six of Manchester United’s 11 goals under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (four goals, two assists) Manchester’s United’s transformed attack once again combined devastatingly to give caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer his third successive win with an impressive victory over Bournemouth. A first half of cavalier attacking football saw United score three times, with Paul Pogba netting his second double in successive games and Marcus Rashford grabbing the other. They are now only three points behind fifth-placed Arsenal, having trailed by eight following the…

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Paul Pogba: Manchester United midfielder is happy now – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on ‘surreal’ first win at Old Trafford Paul Pogba “is happy now” after returning to goalscoring form for Manchester United, says interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The midfielder – who had a fractured relationship with previous boss Jose Mourinho – scored twice in Wednesday’s 3-1 home win over Huddersfield. That followed two assists in a 5-1 win at Cardiff in Solskjaer’s first game. “I was very pleased for him and the whole team. He loves football and has a big smile,” said the new manager. Pogba has…

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Man Utd interim boss enjoys amazing debut

Cardiff 1-5 Manchester United: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer delighted with performance Even Ole Gunnar Solskjaer couldn’t quite believe it. As Marcus Rashford’s third-minute free-kick whistled past goalkeeper Neil Etheridge and into the corner of the Cardiff net, Solskjaer’s initial reaction was ‘wow’. After that, reality took hold. Manchester United’s newly installed interim manager clenched his fists and turned to hug Mike Phelan – a man, like Solskjaer, who is a blast from Sir Alex Ferguson’s past, restored to the assistant manager’s role he vacated when David Moyes arrived in 2013 and…

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Football Focus pundits say Man Utd caretaker ‘can’t fail’

The Football Focus team discuss the appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as Manchester United’s caretaker manager, and how he might bring harmony to Old Trafford. WATCH MORE: Pep’s Christmas dinner, Klopp’s carol singing & Mourinho’s market plans Available to UK users only. Source link

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Man Utd interim boss says he’ll ‘use the hairdryer’

Watch: You treat players similar to your kids – Solskjaer Manchester United interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says managers hold the power at clubs – and he is willing to use his “hairdryer” to enforce it. The sixth-placed Red Devils visit Cardiff on Saturday in Solskjaer’s first game as caretaker manager. The 45-year-old has been heavily influenced by legendary United boss Sir Alex Ferguson, who used the “hairdryer treatment” when he felt his team were not meeting the standards he set. “I’ve got a hairdryer,” said Solskjaer. “If I get…

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