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Sport Manchester United give Ole Gunnar Solskjaer a stay of execution

02:06  27 october  2021
02:06  27 october  2021 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is set for a stay of execution as Manchester United manager but is still fearing for his long-term future at the club.

Solskjaer took training at Carrington on Tuesday for the first time since United’s 5-0 thrashing by Liverpool, a display labelled ‘embarrassing’ by senior players.

The Norwegian is preparing the team for Saturday’s trip to Tottenham amid a backdrop of intense scrutiny and some members of his squad questioning whether the slide can be halted under his  management.

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Sportsmail understands that United — who gave Solskjaer a new three-year contract over the summer — were planning to review the 48-year-old’s position in December.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has overseen a 6-1 loss to Tottenham and now a 5-0 defeat by Liverpool since October 2020. Manchester United 's embarrassing 5-0 home defeat by Liverpool at Old Trafford has been followed by an avalanche of criticism towards manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer . Many fans believe the Norwegian should be sacked immediately after the worst home defeat to their biggest rivals, a result eclipsed only by a 7-1 defeat at Liverpool in 1895, when the club was still known as Newton Heath.

Under-pressure Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 'has received the backing of legendary boss Sir Alex Ferguson and executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward' as he battles to save his job. Ferguson visited United 's Carrington training ground on Tuesday as Solskjaer picks up the Woodward, who could now stay in his executive vice-chairman post until April, and Arnold, likely to succeed him, are also reportedly willing to give Solskjaer more time. Drastic improvement is required, however, amid a testing fixture list that will see United travel to Atalanta in the Champions League

The galling surrender at Old Trafford last weekend has, however, accelerated that process. Board-level talks between co-chairman Joel Glazer, Ed Woodward and managing director Richard Arnold took place on Monday.

United had not been prepared for such a dire run of results, with Solskjaer’s side losing five of their last nine games.

The club’s board has so far resisted the calls for change, with the Norwegian expected to remain in charge at Spurs. Sir Alex Ferguson and former chairman Martin Edwards visited Carrington on Tuesday afternoon, with United insisting the pair were attending a pre-planned commitment.

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Ferguson has been a champion of his former striker and there has always been reticence to change at the top when United have fallen on troubling spells of form in previous campaigns.

Liverpool thrash shambolic Man Utd to pile pressure on Ole

  Liverpool thrash shambolic Man Utd to pile pressure on Ole Ten-man Manchester United suffered one of their worst defeats in recent memory as rivals Liverpool piled pressure on manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with a 5-0 thrashing.United's performance was nothing short of a shambles as Liverpool feasted on some inept defending and questionable tactics, going ahead after five minutes through Naby Keita's low finish having been released through on goal.

© Manchester United via Getty Imag GettyImages-1348622813.jpg. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is expected to take charge of Manchester United ’s next game against Tottenham this weekend despite his position being more precarious than ever . Solskjaer has come under increased pressure since Sunday’s historic 5-0 defeat by Liverpool , which saw United ’s rivals record their biggest ever win at Old Trafford . The Independent has been told that the Norwegian had meetings with the club hierarchy on Monday about the precariousness of the situation, although no decision was taken.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer faces the toughest period of his Manchester United career so far as the calls for his sacking intensified following their humiliating 5-0 home defeat to Liverpool on Sunday. The Norwegian has faced pressure in the past, but nothing like this as his team were put to the sword in their biggest game of Pundits have been having their say on Solskjaer 's future all season long, with United guilty of some poor results before their hammering at the hands of Liverpool. But the manner of the latest defeat has left even the most conservative of pundits admitting his time could soon be up.

Yet Solskjaer now faces three huge games — Tottenham, a Champions League clash at Atalanta and then the derby against Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City — that look likely to determine his prospects.

Solskjaer is currently in the middle of a rare full week on the training ground in an attempt to arrest the slump in form.

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Some players have privately raised concern over the tempo of sessions and believe they are being consistently outsmarted tactically by opponents.

Glazer, based in Florida, has been watching developments with interest but senior United sources were adamant last night that no approaches for potential successors had been made after Antonio Conte, the former Chelsea boss, expressed an interest in a move.

Although formerly of Liverpool, Leicester City’s Brendan Rodgers has admirers at United — along with Ajax’s Erik ten Hag.

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