Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Man United boss declines to comment on possible removal

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Man United boss declines to comment on possible removal

- Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is staring at an uncertain future following Man United's recent decline

- United were humbled 2-1 at Istanbul Basaksehir in what was their second consecutive loss

- The Red Devils had earlier suffered a 1-0 defeat to Arsenal to leave them 15th on the EPL table

- The side will take on Everton in their next Premier League fixture at Goodison Park

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has declined to comment on his Man United's future following the club's humbling at Istanbul Basaksehir on Wednesday night, November 4.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Man United boss declines to comment on possible sack

Solskjaer is staring at an uncertain future following Man United's recent decline. Photo by Ahmad Mora.
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Basaksehir condemned United to a 2-1 defeat in a tough Champions League match played at Faith Terim Stadium.

Goals from ex-Chelsea star Demba Ba and Edin Visca were enough to guide the Turkish giants to victory, with Anthony Martial scoring United's consolation.

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The was the Red Devils' second consecutive loss after Arsenal stunned them 1-0 at Old Trafford on Sunday, November 1.

The weekend result left them rocked in 15th on the standings with just seven points after a disappointing start to the season.

However, it was the Istanbul loss that pundits contend will put Solskjaer under immense pressure, with bookies having the Norwegian as favourite to face the sack.

And when asked if his future at Old Trafford is uncertain, the ex-Molde manager declined to delve into the discussion.

SunSport quoted Ole saying:

"I decline to comment. It is early and opinions are out there all the time.
"I have got to stay strong. I am employed by the club to do a job and will do it to the best of my ability," he added.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Man United boss declines to comment on possible sack

United were humbled 2-1 at Istanbul Basaksehir in what was their second consecutive loss. Photo by Matthew Peters.
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The Manchester club will be back in action against high-flying Everton on Saturday, November 7, in a match they will be keen to bounce back to winning.

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But they could be without the services of Victor Lindelof who has a back problem that saw him miss the Istanbul trip.

Youngster Axel Tuanzebe was subsequently drafted in place of the Swedish defender to pair with Harry Maguire at the heart of defence.

United have not won at Goodinson Park against the Toffees since 2017.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Paul Scholes has criticized Man United's poor defending during their 2-1 loss to Turkish side Istanbul Basaksehir in the Champions League.

The Red Devils became the first English team to lose in this season's competition despite having a promising start with victories over PSG and RB Leipzig.

Although United remain top of Group H, Scholes has described Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side defending as Under 10s football.

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