Fulham - Manchester United 13.30 on Saturday.
MANCHESTER (Dagbladet): Ole Gunnar Solskjær Manchester United stands in front of some very tough battles on several fronts in the future, as the PSG in the Champions League, Chelsea in the FA cup and Liverpool in the league. the
But very first, the red to Craven Cottage to face Fulham in the Premier League, a team which is fighting a desperate battle to avoid relegation. London-the team is next-to-last and has seven points up to the safe place.
- You take a step at a time and it is one of the goals we have set, to get into the top 4. If we do that, we want to remain there and improve ourselves from there. Stability is the keyword now. That we forstetter to improve and win fights, but in a better way than f.ex. Leicester. It was good enough, but we should not be satisfied with good enough. We will improve ourselves and games against teams like Fulham, reveals our characters, " says Solskjær at today's press conference.
- Can we forget about the PSG and all the battles to come? The focus around and in the press have been PSG, Chelsea and Liverpool. But it is not the fighting that makes that we are improving the tabellsituasjonen, it's the other matches, " says Solskjær.
Manchester United are on his side with one backwards on four away from home in the league under Solskjær, and are two small points behind the all important fourth place which gives Champions League football next season. The reds took their fifth straight away win in all tournaments with victory over Leicester last time.Can win the finals
Manchester United stands with ten straight matches without a loss under Solskjær. It makes that 45-year-old can be named the month's manager in the Premier League. It is not something he thinks of.
It has been seven weeks .. it has been fantastic. The team deserves the credit. There are those who have done it, it is the players. I don't look back and think that I'm proud, I always look forward. You reflecting, but you never do so and say well worked. Maybe I should do it more often, but that's just me, " says Solskjær and patting themselves on the back.
Solskjær is known vikarmanager out the season, but think still long-term for the club.
Every day you feel that you are helping the club. That you put your stamp on it. But sometimes it is not I who decide the players ' future, it is the players themselves. They want to be, they will further, they will something else, "says Solskjær and continues:
" We have a vision and a picture of how we will look in some years. We must think long-term, but also short-term. I have my thoughts about how this team will look like in a few years. I don't know if it'll be with me here, but I tell Ed (Woodward) about my views on things, " says Solskjær, who tells us that the image has not changed since December.
not Really. I have been a United supporter and have followed United for many years after that I went home. I had a clear opinion about how things should be in my opinion. You get a different view on some players, there are some that impress you, there are some who have a little to go on. But we are not so far away from what I thought when I came.Bragging about Ranieri
Now waiting so Fulham and manager Claudio Ranieri on the opposite side, a manager who led Leicester to a historical ligagull in the Premier League. Solskjær admits that he admires the Italian.
I don't know everything about the situation in Fulham, but what he did in Leicester shows what he is capable of as a manager. It must be the best lagprestasjonen in the Premier League. The team spirit, the effort and the fact that they had faith in themselves, " says Solskjær.
He is the one I've seen up to, reading the books and watching training sessions. I know that we face a team who are strong on the counter attack. It has always been typical of his team. I have actually copied some of the treningsmetodene his, says Solskjær with a smile.New contract
the Club informed today that central defender Phil Jones has signed a new contract that runs until 2023, with the option to extend further one year.
- He turns 27 soon years and is heading into his best years as a central defender. We are thrilled that Phil wants to remain in the club to come, " says Solskjær in a press release.
P. S. the stamford bridge manager Claudio Ranieri informed yesterday that nysigneringen Håvard Nordtveit, who arrived from Hoffenheim on loan Deadline Day, will not play against Manchester United - despite the fact that Norwegian has trained with his new club the last few days.Claim Solskjærs assistant divulged themselves