Solksjaer promises to play attacking football using Pogba, Martial, Rashford and Lingard

Solksjaer promises to play attacking football using Pogba, Martial, Rashford and Lingard

- Solksjaer has revealed he will play more attacking football with Man United

- The caretaker boss added he will unleash Pogba, Martial, Rashford and Lingard

- Solksjaer's first game in charge with United ended in a 5-1 thrashing with Cardiff

Manchester United caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said he plans to unleash the pace of Anthony Martial , Paul Pogba, Jesse Lingard and Marcus Rashford on opposition defences.

The United legend added that he will bring back the attacking philosophy the club was known for and that he has every intention of making his side play that way.

The 1999 treble winner was in charge of his first match in the Red Devils' 5-1 spanking of his former side Cardiff City.

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United were guilty of sitting back and playing defensive football under the tutelage of Jose Mourinho and the crowd at Old Trafford would chant 'Attack, attack, attack'.

But with the Norwegian now in charge, United fans might get what they want.

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"They've [players] not said anything to me about any handbrake (under Mourinho)," said Solskjaer. "But we spoke in the team meeting about how when we get one, we want to get two. When we get two, we want to get three."

He added: "It’s not always going to happen like it did [at Cardiff] but you have to try and create chances and grind it out, but it worked and with the blistering pace we have up front I don’t think any team would like to have Martial, Pogba, Lingard and Rashford running at them.

"So why should we stop them? The attacking philosophy is in the walls of Man United. That’s tradition, that’s history, that’s how we play and want to play."

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Manchester United caretaker boss Ole Gunnar Solsjkaer has admitted he has been in contact with former United manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

It is understood that the Scotsman is playing the behind the scenes role as a consultant at Old Trafford.

The greatest manager in United's history has always been on the board of United since calling it quits in his career - extending his expertise to on-the-pitch matters.

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