- Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is confident Man United can bounce back from their recent disappointing form and return to winning ways
- Man United have picked just two wins from seven of their most recent fixtures, with their last outing ending in a 4-1 defeat against Leicester City
- The loss saw Ole come under even more pressure, with a section of fans calling on the club to sack him as manager
- However, the United tactician has suggested he is still the right man for the job, revealing the club's hierarchy still has confidence in him
Man United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has broken his silence amid the club's recent poor run of results.
MUnited have won only two of their last seven matches, with the side's lacklustre performances leaving Solskjaer under immense pressure to quit.
The Red Devils' 4-2 humiliating defeat in the hands of Leicester last weekend saw them fall five points behind league leaders Chelsea.
However, Solskjaer is confident all is not lost and it is only a matter of time before he steers the club back to the top.
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Speaking ahead of United's Champions League meeting with Atalanta on Wednesday, October 20, Solskjaer further insisted the club has recorded significant improvement under his tutelage and that things are still going in the right direction.
“We’ve progressed over the years. Sixth when I was here for half a season then third, second, you can see the progress, improvement and development and this season we still want to improve," he said as quoted by SunSport.
Man United board backs Solskjaer despite defeat to Leicester
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reportedly has the full backing of Man United despite the club's recent poor run of results.
With just weeks into the new season, pressure is already mounting on Solskjaer to quit, with a section of fans suggesting he should be axed in the wake of the club's 4-2 defeat to Leicester.
After what appeared as progress under Ole, the Norwegian was handed a lucrative new deal in the summer and was heavily backed in the transfer window with Cristiano Ronaldo, Raphael Varane, and Jadon Sancho all joining.
While United did mark the start of the campaign impressively, their form deteriorated significantly in recent weeks, managing just two wins in their last seven matches across competitions.
The development comes at a time the Red Devils are scheduled for unfavourable fixtures in the coming days including matches against rivals Liverpool and Man City.
Reacting to his side's defeat to Leicester, Solskjaer appeared to take responsibility for the loss but was also quick to admit his wards were poor.