Ole Gunnar Solskjaer claims United cannot go 24 years without winning league

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer claims United cannot go 24 years without winning league

- Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has aimed a slight dig at Liverpool ahead of their showdown at Anfield

- The Norwegian boss claimed Man United have learnt their lessons from Liverpool Premier League drought

- United are the only team that have taken points off the Reds this season in a 1-1 draw last October

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has stated Man United will not have to go for more than 24 years to win a Premier League title.

United who are the only team to have taken off points from Liverpool this season will travel to Anfield to face their fiercest rivals.

The last time the Red Devils won the league was during the 2012-13 season under the Sir Alex Ferguson

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And the Manchester-based club have struggled since the departure of the legendary manager but Solskjaer believes they can avoid the same fate as Liverpool.

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“That's what we're working hard to make sure doesn't happen,” the 46-year-old replied when asked if United could go as long as their bitter rivals without a league title. “Let [Liverpool] be a lesson for us.

“We can't let ourselves go another 24 years without winning the league. I believe in this club. We will get there.”

And ahead of the fixture a the Merseyside at the weekend, the Norwegian coach is looking forward to a tough game with Jurgen Klopp's men.

“I've had both wins and defeats there at Anfield as a player so you've got to look forward to these games. It's a great challenge for our players to play against the leaders of the league.

“We've done well the last couple of times but away at Anfield is another matter. You can make sure you enjoy it but it can also be an intimidating place. We've got to prepare as well as we can.”

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United trail the Reds by 27 points on the Premier League table and a win over their rivals will boost their chances for a Champions League berth next season.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Ashley Young is on the brink of signing for Inter Milan, according to Man United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

The former England defender has been given the go-ahead to conclude his move to join Antonio Conte's side.

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