Could Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer get sacked already?


Are the board be crazy enough to sack Ole Gunnar Solskjaer less than a month after he was appointed as permanent manager at Manchester United?

Manchester United have just suffered their worst defeat of the season under any manager when they lost 4-0 to Everton at Goodison Park in the Premier League.

Indeed, even Jose Mourinho’s woeful side did not ship four goals during their turbulent start to the campaign, and the former boss was sacked soon after a 3-1 loss to Liverpool at Anfield.

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After losing to the lesser Merseyside club by a wider margin, is it possible that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the man who was brought in to replace Mourinho not long ago, could also be heading in the same direction?

After all, the result against the Toffees was not just a minor blip – United have been consistently awful since the 3-1 win against Paris Saint-Germain, losing five out of their next seven games.

It is not inconceivable that the board are coming up with a plan to oust Solskjaer at the end of the season as we speak and replace him with someone like Mauricio Pochettino.

If this is the case, the decision to hand the United legend the permanent job off the back of the win in Paris, instead of waiting until the end of the season, was indeed a premature one.

Nevertheless, I don’t think that Solskjaer has to worry about losing his job just yet. The board know that he is a fan favourite at the club and that cutting him loose just months into his managerial career would incite a riot at Old Trafford.

Instead, the board will likely head to the manager’s transfer demands in the summer to help him rebuild this squad from top to bottom – something which they failed to do with his predecessor.

Anybody can see that it is the players that should be taking the blame for the recent string of poor performances and not Solskjaer – so backing the manager over the next few months with be vital if United are to turn things around next season.

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