Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has already set sights on his next managerial function if he’s sacked by Manchester United, based on stories. The Norwegian’s place has been positioned beneath intense scrutiny following the heavy 5-0 defeat in opposition to Liverpool at Previous Trafford on Sunday — their worst defeat to the Reds in 96 years.
The 50-year-old has been within the job since November 2018 after changing Jose Mourinho following his sacking.
However in his three-year reign, United haven’t but gained any silverware regardless of a complete spend of round £500million on participant transfers.
Man United’s current performances have been criticised after dropping in opposition to Younger Boys and West Ham, with regarding shows in opposition to Atalanta and Villarreal earlier than late comebacks noticed them take all three factors.
However the stress has mounted on Solskjaer as he clings onto his job after their joint-worst Premier League defeat on Sunday.
It’s understood United’s managing director Richard Arnold cleared his schedule to satisfy with the Glazer household on Monday, who’re based mostly in the US, to debate Solskjaer’s future.
In keeping with Norwegian journalist Jan-Aage Fjortfort, Solskjaer has already made plans for his next function in administration ought to he be relieved of his duties as first-team boss.
“Ole G [Solskjaer] will, as any supervisor, finally get the sack,” he tweeted.
“Then he will take a while off. After that he will succeed [Stale] Solbakken (when he says sufficient is sufficient) as Norwegian Nationwide Coach.”
Solbakken is about to steer Norway to the World Cup in Qatar next yr however his contract will expire in December 2022, instantly after the match.
Solskjaer was defiant in defending his place as United boss after the sport on Sunday, insisting he wouldn’t step down regardless of describing Sunday as his “darkest day” in administration.
He solely signed a brand new contract in June to maintain him on the membership till 2024, which might nearly certainty assure him a profitable pay-off if he have been to be axed by the Purple Devils.
The previous Molde and Cardiff boss believes he’s edging nearer to with the ability to obtain his targets on the membership after assembling a squad over the previous three years.
“I’ve come too far, we’ve come too far as a gaggle. We’re too shut to surrender now,” he stated.
“It will be a troublesome one. The gamers will be low however there’s a great deal of characters there.
“We all know we’re all-time low, we won’t really feel any worse than this. Let’s have a look at the place we take it.”
Luke Shaw was one of many few United gamers who defended Solskjaer, admitting the gamers needed to share their burden of accountability for his or her woeful show.
“We’re extraordinarily disillusioned, it’s not ok, and it hurts quite a bit,” Shaw stated after the sport.
“I believe soccer is clearly a crew sport, we’re in it collectively and we’re all collectively.
“However I believe, as people, we have to take accountability for a few of the actions tonight.
“Personally, that’s in fact why I’m right here, I’m not hiding inside.
“I do know I used to be not at my finest tonight, I do know I used to be not ok, and naturally I will take some accountability for that.”