Mourinho dig? Ole Gunnar Solskjaer clarifies Manchester United’s attacking philosophy


The Norwegian has brought attacking football back again to Outdated Trafford (Photograph: Getty)

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has once once more underlined the relevance of taking part in attacking soccer at Manchester United and states anybody who are unable to deal with that approach is ‘at the improper club’.

The Norwegian replaced Jose Mourinho in December and is however unbeaten considering that having in excess of, profitable 9 of his 10 matches in demand and actively playing vastly much more attacking football in the course of action.

Mourinho was seriously criticised for his pragmatic, defensive strategy and Solskjaer claims that philosophy does not perform at Outdated Trafford, exactly where the onus is on United to dominate.

Mourinho remaining United in December and the club’s type has improved considerably considering the fact that (Getty)

Questioned what United’s identity is, Solskjaer informed Sky Sporting activities: ‘It’s a profitable identification. It’s a assured identification. We want to choose threats.

‘We want to go for the 2nd, the third and the fourth purpose simply because that is just how we do items at Manchester United. If you simply cannot take care of that then you are at the wrong club.’

He ongoing: ‘The way we play with rate and energy, we need to never neglect our record of counter-attacking, even however we are one particular of the groups that want to dominate games.

‘If groups fall deep we need to have a way of enjoying in opposition to these groups but also when we defend we defend to earn the ball to counter-assault speedily.

Solskjaer has only dropped points at household to Burnley, coming from behind in a 2-2 attract (Getty)

‘To get online games you will need to pass it ahead and operate forward.’

United’s attacking players have been liberated considering that Solskjaer took demand, with the likes of Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford scoring and helping freely, though they showed their defensive solve at the weekend with a stubborn 1- get around Leicester Metropolis – their fifth straight away acquire.


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