Ed Woodward says Man United have no plan to sack Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Ed Woodward says Man United have no plan to sack Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

- Man United have registered a string of poor results since the start of the new season

- United have picked just three wins from seven rounds of matches they have played in the EPL

- The disappointing run of form has seen pressure grow on the club to sack Solskjaer as manager

Man United have declared the club remain committed to supporting Ole Gunnar Solskjaer despite growing pressure to have the manager replaced.

Ed Woodward says Man United has no plan to sack Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Man United have registered a string of poor results since the start of the new season under the tutelage of Solskjaer. Photo: Photo by Chris Brunskill.
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Solskjaer has come under immense criticism in recent weeks following United's inconsistent run of results.

The side has collected just 10 points from seven rounds of matches, leaving them languishing in the bottom half of the table at 15th.

The Red Devils suffered back-to-back defeats Arsenal and Istanbul Basaksehir in the Champions League, results that saw reports emerge the club could sack the Norwegian midway the new season.

According to reports that filtered through the UK at the time, plans were already underway for the club to recruit Mauricio Pochettino for the role.

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It was reported United chiefs had contacted representatives of the former Tottenham Hotspur manager with the view of having him take over at the helm of affairs at Old Trafford.

However, in a sudden turn of events, United have reiterated their commitment to back Solskjaer as he continues his rebuilding at the club.

While reporting on Man United's financial situation, the Red Devils' executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward hinted their are no plans to sack Solskjaer, but admitted "there is still hard work ahead."

β€œOn the pitch, while there is still hard work ahead to achieve greater consistency, we remain absolutely committed to the positive path we are on under Ole as the team continues to develop," talkSPORT quoted Ed Woodward saying.

United will return to action on Saturday, November 21, with the side scheduled to take on struggling West Bromwich at Old Trafford.

Solskjaer's men will be keen to build on their huge 3-1 win over Everton in their last fixture before the international break in their pursuit to get their campaign back on track.

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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Borussia Dortmund defender Dan-Axel Zagadou reportedly emerged as January 2021 transfer target for Premier League giants Manchester United.

The 21-year-old Frenchman has been impressive for the German club since he broke into the first team and his performances so far have caught the attention of Manchester United.

Since 2017 after joining Dortmund from Paris-Saint-Germain, Zagadou has played 43 games for the German side scoring four goals so far as a defender.

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