Man Utd legend Neville: Solskjaer could yet be passed over

Man Utd legend Neville: Solskjaer could yet be passed over

Man Utd legend Neville: Solskjaer could yet be passed over

Paris Saint-Germain visit Old Trafford in the last 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday, with a trip to Chelsea in the fifth round of the FA Cup and a Premier League home match versus title-chasing Liverpool to come before the end of the month.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he was tasked with restoring Manchester United's style of play and a positive mood around the club when he was hired as caretaker manager. "We are guessing a little bit how they will approach this game".

"Obviously things are going really well, we are really happy to have him here and we hope we can continue but the final decision isn't with us", Martial said. Wins away at Tottenham and Arsenal in recent weeks exhibited United's pace and firepower on the counter-attack, which could be the key to winning this tie.

Solskjaer, by contrast, was instrumental in Martial signing a new five-year contract a fortnight ago and has been talking about the player in the same breath as the young Cristiano Ronaldo he once called a team-mate at United.

The former AS Monaco forward has now scored nine goals and has made two assists in 20 games in the Premier League this term.

"He is asking me to attack more. Now I am always smiling".

Solskjaer's appointment has helped to get the best out of Martial along with his compatriot Paul Pogba and strike partner Marcus Rashford.

The decibel level has risen since Solskjaer's arrival, even for humble opposition in Huddersfield, Bournemouth, Reading, Brighton and Burnley.

Mourinho spent most of his final season complaining that he had not been furnished with the experienced centre-back he demanded in pre-season, while chopping and changing his defence.

"We've got to rediscover the Manchester United way of playing, and I don't think many teams enjoy their nights at Old Trafford when we're on song", Solskjaer, who has 10 wins and a draw so far, told the UEFA website.

Confidence restored, the Swede has played a big part in United's goals conceded dropping from 1.5 per game this season before Mourinho's departure to 0.6 per game since.

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