LONDON (DPA) – Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer feels some of his players need a “reality check” after a poor run of form. United have lost five of their last seven in all competitions, punctuated by a 3-0 defeat at Barcelona on Tuesday that knocked them out of the Champions League quarter-finals. Prior to that, they won 14 of 17 games after Solskjaer took charge to climb back into the race for the Premier League’s top four and Champions League qualification. “I’ve learnt a lot about them over the months I’ve been here,” Solskjaer, who replaced Jose Mourinho in December, told a news conference on Friday (April 19). “Most of them have really impressed me in their attitude. “Of course there are some who need to get a reality check on where they’re at. “But most of them know they can improve if they keep working as they do.” United are currently sixth in the league, two points behind Arsenal, with five games remaining. Their fate could well be decided over the next nine days with Sunday’s visit to Everton followed by home games against defending champions Manchester City and fifth-placed Chelsea. “We know we have to be realistic… Read full this story
- Solskjaer: Man United players need ‘reality check’
- 'That's how Man United are expected to play' – Shaw revels under Solskjaer
- Man United have their club back – Scholes revels in Solskjaer revival
- Man United players given keys to new Chevys – Rooney Camaro, Hernandez Corvette, RVP Captiva?
- Solskjaer 'sure' he would accept Man United job on permanent basis
- Manchester United player ratings vs Burnley
- I've got a hairdryer, Solskjaer warns under-performing Man United stars
- Alexis Sanchez could benefit from Man United’s new style – Solskjaer
- Success depends on style of performance for Manchester United, says Solskjaer
- David De Gea is the best goalkeeper in the world, says Solskjaer
Football: Some Man United players need 'reality check' after poor run, says Solskjaer have 315 words, post on www.straitstimes.com at April 19, 2019. This is cached page on Asean Breaking News. If you want remove this page, please contact us.