Manchester United have had a positive last few days with the confirmation of Ole Gunnar Solksjaer as the permanent manager of the club. The Manchester United Legend has been able to revamp the club since his appointment in November losing just one game in the Premier League since he took over.
Several Manchester United players were understood to be delighted with the decision to hand the former Sir Alex Ferguson protégé the reins at the club. Solksjaer arrival could also see a number of key players committed to new contracts at Old Trafford.
Manchester United caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed that his inspiration comes from former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson. He said that he is the best manager has ever worked with and that he wants to emulate him in terms of his career.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said that it is very exciting for him to be managing Manchester United and that he wants to build a team that resembles the one that played under the Scottish manager.
Manchester United season has been one of two tales, with the squad which seemed incapable of winning games before November looking rejuvenated. The Arrival of Ole Gunnar Solksjaer has played largely to this but one major key has been the return of the team to the Manchester United way.
This style of football was cultivated during Sir Alex Ferguson tenure at United and lasted 26 years filed with all trophies imaginable. However United made mistakes post-Ferguson, firstly appointing David Moyes who looked below par.
Alex Ferguson often referred to as “Sir Alex” was banned recently from attending a football match played between Manchester United and Fulham. Doctor recommended him to refrain himself from watching the match as a precaution.
The Scottish manager suffered a brain hemorrhage a few months ago but has made an unbelievable recovery in a very short span of time. But he is yet to recover completely from the mishap. Because of the hemorrhage which he suffered in May, he was told not to see and attend the match in which the Manchester United vanquished Fulham on the evening of Saturday. Read More
Stoke midfielder also detailed the game, pushing Pogba against leaving Old Trafford during his first game at the club. Paul Pogba could not force himself into Sir Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United team because of poorly disciplined screens in the reserved side of the club, according to Darren Fletcher. The former United midfielder did some coaching with the second string of the club while Pogba tried to make his way in the game saying that they had to play the Frenchman forward further because as at that time, he was not fit for the center of the field.
“With the reserve team of Manchester United, I made a spell coaching, which included Paul Pogba, Ravel Morrison, Jesse Lingard, and many more talented players,” said Stoke midfielder on television during the night football coverage of 1-0 victory of Huddersfield over Fulham. “We played [Pogba] much higher up on the field in areas, those were for attacking and we felt he was the one who could really win our game. A combination of the fact that we felt he broke the discipline in the park middle like more of a central midfielder.”
Former Crystal Palace forward Glenn Murray believes that WilfriedZaha would have become a better player if Sir Alex Ferguson had stayed as the Manchester United manager. Indeed Zaha was the last player signed by the Scottish manager in January 2013 and he was loaned back to Crystal Palace until the end of the season.
However, in the meantime Sir Alex Ferguson left the club and was replaced by David Moyes and WilfriedZaha would struggle to gain playing time under the new manager. Zaha was eventually allowed to leave the club after making only four appearances for the club.
The Italian striker Federico Macheda burst onto the scene at Old Trafford, however, he concedes that the efforts he put was not enough and now he finds turning out in Serie B. Federico Macheda accepted that because of not working hard enough at the time when he was at Manchester United is his career biggest regret. At Trafford, leaving Lazio to join the youth set-up, the striker take pleasure of the dream debut, he made with the Red Devils when he netted an astonishing winner opposite Aston Villa in the year 2009 in April.
In spite of being onto the scene under Sir Alex Ferguson, he slipped down soon as the pecking order and then ended up leaving for Cardiff in the year 2014 after that he has many forgettable loan spells. Macheda got many opportunities to show his talent, but he failed to recreate his spark in South Wales. The result of the same happened that he landed in Serie B side Novara in 2016. In an interview, he said, “Regrets? I have only one.
Manchester United legend Sir Alex Ferguson has his seat on hold at Old Trafford ahead of the club’s game against Leicester City in the season opener. The Red Devils will host the Foxes on August 10 when the season kicks off. The club is hoping Ferguson would be well enough to attend the opener.
The legendary coach suffered a stroke in May but he has recovered. He made his first appearance this week since the potentially fatal incident. He was featured in a video message where he thanked NHS staff for their efforts in saving his life.
Dimitar Berbatov opines that Tottenham Hotspurs badly need a title now, having developed greatly over the years. The player played at White Hart Lane until his Deadline Day switch to Man United in 2008.
“Spurs are a better team that when I was there. But don’t forget we won the [League Cup in 2008] then. Now they have a new training ground, they are building a new stadium, have good players….the only thing missing is a cup,”the player said. Read More
English Premier League side Arsenal are reportedly set to swoop in and seal the deal for Marouane Fellaini as the midfielder refuses a new deal at Old Trafford. The Red Devil star rejected the terms of a new deal United offered.
The 29-year old Belgian is still happy with continuing with the Manchester-based outfit but his deal lapses next summer. United boss Jose Mourinho reportedly doesn’t mind that the deal runs down rather than offering better terms or selling him in January.