Manchester United not considering sacking Solskjaer after Leicester defeat

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer-Manchester United

The Red Devils suffered a 4 – 2 defeat against Leicester City at King Power Stadium.

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been put under scrutiny following the setback against Leicester City.

The Norwegian boss has managed only one win in the last five games across all competitions.

However, according to Athletic via Metro, United are not considering sacking Solskjaer, as he has the backing of the club’s hierarchy.

Man Utd created huge expectations after a blockbuster summer window where they managed to sign Jadon Sancho, Raphael Varane and Cristiano Ronaldo. Furthermore, they kicked off the new season with a thumping win against Leeds United.

Those were only flattering to deceive as United failed to maintain their consistency and suffered shock defeats against Young Boys and Aston Villa.

Solskjaer has never managed to win a trophy since taking over at Old Trafford and his chances are looking bleak this season given United’s current form.

The Norwegian boss also lamented the defeat against Foxes, stating that United shouldn’t afford to continue the poor run.

Solskjaer said: ‘When you look at the game after, the four goals we conceded were poor. The way we played we don’t deserve to continue that (away unbeaten) run.

‘I pick the team, Harry Maguire showed no reaction and I hold my hand up if that does not work out. If we concede four, I probably made a bad decision. Lately, we have not been in great form, lost too many points and that is something we have to look at. We might have to change, do we need more legs in there? What do we need?

‘I have got many good players. Fred, Edinson Cavani, you miss them. I am not making excuses for the team I put out there, they are top footballers and we have not produced. It says everything our best player was David but we still conceded four goals.’