Manchester United’s owners the Glazers have been warned against sacking Ole Gunnar Solskjaer by Mark Bosnich. The Norwegian saw his side lose 1-0 to Arsenal on Sunday night on a chastening afternoon at Old Trafford. And with Mauricio Pochettino available, talk of the 47-year-old losing his job is starting to gather volume.
Manchester United were played off the pitch by Arsenal in their Premier League showdown on Sunday night.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored the only goal of the game from the penalty spot, converting after Paul Pogba had fouled Hector Bellerin inside the area.
The result means United now lie 15th in the Premier League table, with many fans and former professionals calling on the Glazers to pull the trigger on Solskjaer’s reign.
But Bosnich feels Solskjaer should be given time and has urged the club to come out and back him publicly.
“You’re always going to get talk surrounding the manager when things don’t go well,” he told Sky Sports.
“As far as the club is concerned, I’d come out and say he’s our man it’s simple as that.
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“I am really, really worried about Manchester United now,” said Keane, speaking on Sky Sports.
“Where do you want me to start? A lack of energy, of enthusiasm, and a real lack of quality. That really concerned me. No quality, no composure.
“Some of the performances were really poor. Have they turned a corner? It’s the longest corner ever. I am just not convinced by these players.
“I don’t see any leaders out there. There’s a real lack of quality. There’s a long way back for this club.
“I looked at [Marcus] Rashford closely today. His body language was shocking.
“Shrugging his shoulders when things didn’t go his way? You roll your sleeves up when you play for Manchester United.
“We were almost building up this season as make-or-break for Ole, but at this moment in time it’s not looking good for him.
“I scratch my head at players who don’t have enthusiasm for a game of football.
“Sometimes you say ‘there’s no reason to panic’. But the results and performances suggest you should be panicking.
“I judge the players by their actions and I just don’t see it. I never looked at a manager expecting to motivate me, that comes from within.
“Ole will lose his job working with these players, as night follows day – that’s what is going to happen.”
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