Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits defending set-pieces is ‘a worry’
Jan 09 2021
"The one problem Ole has is he can't rotate him".
Odion Ighalo was drafted in as emergency cover a year ago following an injury to Marcus Rashford but his loan stint from Shanghai Shenhua comes to an end this month.
If reports in the media are anything to go by then yet another right back could leave, this time in the winter transfer window.
City have won the League Cup seven times, including the last three. The Scot's great sides were also often found counter-attacking into space, and regular come-from-behind wins were what made "Fergie Time" so famous. With United he won two consecutive Football League Cups.
Solskjaer's use of the word "fact" recalled former Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez's infamous rant at then United manager Alex Ferguson in 2009. United are too nice at times.
The 23-year-old has mainly been a bench warmer in the current campaign and so far, he has only made 3 appearances for the first team (1 start).
The trophy is considered by England's Arts Council as an item of global historic significance and was lifted by City's players after a 1-0 win over Bolton in the FA Cup final in 1904. "You know when they foul our players I think it is a penalty, it's just when it's inside the box".
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Ole Gunnar Solskjær when asked about what reaction the squad has given since Wednesday's defeat to Manchester City and his views into the Watford game, he said: "The reaction has been as suspected". "It's about the whole team creating chances and when you play against good teams". We don't want to put him under pressure.
"He's not lost sharpness or quality, it's hard to be out of the squad of course".
"We did it after the defeat against Arsenal".
"The boys have reacted well".
"That's what we have to do".
9 Wins in all competitions at Old Trafford by Manchester United in their past nine meetings with Watford.
"That's what we want to. We met City who, at the moment, are probably the best team in England".
The manager was asked at the pre-match press conference ahead of today's FA Cup clash with Watford whether he was surprised that a back line comprising internationals such as Harry Maguire, Victor Lindelof and Luke Shaw isn't good enough to deal with "basic stuff".
"We played against a very good Manchester City team".
"This is our objective and it's important we continue with the same attitude, work and spirit".
In a closely-contested domestic season to this point we have seen a number of turn-ups.