Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby exilecanada » Sun May 12, 2019 4:57 pm

Man U lost against Cardiff today, I wonder if Man U have the guts to fire OGS?

:shock:

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby joey13 » Sun May 12, 2019 4:59 pm

He’ll be at the wheel next season
Driving the team bus

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby Vegas Claret » Sun May 12, 2019 5:00 pm

I reckon they'll boot him

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby Wile E Coyote » Sun May 12, 2019 5:00 pm

not really his squad though, inherited average players. trouble is, they cant do anything like enough in 3 months to improve much, million miles off the pace .

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby ksrclaret » Sun May 12, 2019 5:05 pm

No, but they'll probably sack him around November time.

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby South West Claret. » Sun May 12, 2019 5:07 pm

What ever happens isn’t it good to see United in all sorts of trouble.
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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby claret wizard » Sun May 12, 2019 5:14 pm

Mate got 200/1 on him going before season end.....when is the season end?

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby joey13 » Sun May 12, 2019 5:26 pm

claret wizard wrote:Mate got 200/1 on him going before season end.....when is the season end?

Final whistle today , I would have thought
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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby CoolClaret » Sun May 12, 2019 5:27 pm

Gotten rid of a world class manager and replaced him with a PR stunt and the exact same problem has manifested.... But they are way worse, they are gonna struggle next season!

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby The Enclosure » Sun May 12, 2019 5:49 pm

Its all about money...far too much monry.Bring in a realistic maximum wage and if they dont like it tell all the fancy Dans to feck off back to the country from whence they came and take their overpaid agents with them.
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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby ElectroClaret » Sun May 12, 2019 6:01 pm

He'll get the bullet, but hopefully not before he's p1ssed a couple of hundred million of their money down the khazi.
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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby Bordeauxclaret » Sun May 12, 2019 6:04 pm

His appointment sums up Woodward. There was no need to give him the job full time when they did. Now they’ve backed themselves into a corner.

He’s massively out of his depth.
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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby Hibsclaret » Sun May 12, 2019 6:09 pm

There is absolutely no doubt that Dyche is by far a better manager than Solskjaer. You just have to compare their records.

Only in football would you give a novice the reigns of a billion pound plus business. The appointment made no sense whatsoever

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby Test User » Sun May 12, 2019 6:10 pm

exilecanada wrote:Man U lost against Cardiff today, I wonder if Man U have the guts to fire OGS?

:shock:



When he took over they were 11 points behind 4th. They finished 5 points behind 4th.

Since he took over only Citeh and Liverpool have won more points. United have won 40 points, Arsenal won 36 points, Chelsea 35 points and Tottenham 32 points. And their managers did that with their own squads, OGS is doing this with Mourinho's squad.

If their recent form continues into next season then yes, there would be a reasonable basis to fire him, but he was given the job with no expectation of qualifying for the Champions League and he actually got them pretty close for a while. I think it'd be pretty ridiculous to fire him without actually giving him the chance to win anything.

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby ElectroClaret » Mon May 13, 2019 8:32 am

They looked like a complete shambles on MOTD last night. Pogba arguing with a fan, De Gea looking like
he'd rather be anywhere else, they've made yet another bollock-drop with OGS's appointment.

Fabulous, ain't it......? :mrgreen:

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby martin_p » Mon May 13, 2019 8:49 am

I predict Ole will be spending his Christmas with his family in Norway having lost his job in the run up to the January transfer window.

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby FactualFrank » Mon May 13, 2019 8:53 am

Vegas Claret wrote:I reckon they'll boot him


Ole Goner Solskjaer?
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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby Blackrod » Mon May 13, 2019 8:54 am

He won’t last. Big job, big expectations, too many player egos. There are some good players there without a doubt but no cohesion. Lifting players when the chips are down is a harder job as he found at Cardiff.

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby houseboy » Mon May 13, 2019 9:03 am

Test User wrote:When he took over they were 11 points behind 4th. They finished 5 points behind 4th.

Since he took over only Citeh and Liverpool have won more points. United have won 40 points, Arsenal won 36 points, Chelsea 35 points and Tottenham 32 points. And their managers did that with their own squads, OGS is doing this with Mourinho's squad.

If their recent form continues into next season then yes, there would be a reasonable basis to fire him, but he was given the job with no expectation of qualifying for the Champions League and he actually got them pretty close for a while. I think it'd be pretty ridiculous to fire him without actually giving him the chance to win anything.

Agree with this. He started off well and they tailed off but when he gets his own squad who knows.

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby Cubanclaret » Mon May 13, 2019 9:36 am

He looked like a broken man after that shambles yesterday. United look set for a long period in the wilderness, whatever they choose to do.

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby 9thMay1987 » Mon May 13, 2019 9:37 am

Manu went through the same phase after Busby.

Years in the wilderness, lots of good manager failed, even Alex Furguson was up for the chop before a 3rd round success as Notts Forest.

Now they have sacked 2 managers with great European success pedigrees plus a good English manager (at the time).

Replaced them with someone with zitch on his CV - and a top class assistant.

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby ReddishClaret » Mon May 13, 2019 9:47 am

It took 5 years but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has finally got Cardiff playing well...
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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby ashtonlongsider » Mon May 13, 2019 10:41 am

IMO never thought he was the right man. He papered over the cracks. If United had stuck with Mourinho they'd have as a minimum finished in the top 4. Very, very big job ahead at United. Be interesting to see where they are come October of November but I think they'll be a lot of changes.

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby IanMcL » Mon May 13, 2019 10:41 am

First task is to get as much ad he can for Pogba and rebuild. It would not harm to lose two thirds of the squad, take a breather and develop again. The squad is born of several managers with different ideas which clash.
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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby edison » Mon May 13, 2019 5:58 pm

ashtonlongsider wrote:IMO never thought he was the right man. He papered over the cracks. If United had stuck with Mourinho they'd have as a minimum finished in the top 4. Very, very big job ahead at United. Be interesting to see where they are come October of November but I think they'll be a lot of changes.


Agree, they probably would have finished higher - OGS first few fixtures were perfect for a good start

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby Colburn_Claret » Mon May 13, 2019 7:03 pm

I've said a few times, it's going to take at least 5 transfer windows for Utd to get anywhere near City, they have to give him time. A new manager would have to take 6 months to realise hes inherited a bag of ****, at least Ole has got the message.
As bad as they've been this season, and they have been shocking, they still finished 9pts clear of 7th.

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby Giftonsnoidea » Mon May 13, 2019 7:08 pm

Should have gone for Allegri

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby SGr » Mon May 13, 2019 7:18 pm

Manchester United are in true dire straights in terms of the top 6. Become an old boys club where they appoint a Glazer yes-man with a CV not fit to manage Burnley let alone Manchester United, and stuck in the past with pointless revisionism over the class of ‘92. Instead of even trying to shift sub-par players, they tied them down to big money contracts.

Their entire squad needs overhauling. Will take many years and probably hundreds of millions, but they’re lightyears behind Liverpool and City, as the table did well to demonstrate.

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby jrgbfc » Mon May 13, 2019 7:23 pm

United need to accept it's going to take time to sort the mess out and if it means a few seasons outside the top 4 so be it. Since Fergus left all they've done is panic and look for the short term fix.

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby Dark Cloud » Mon May 13, 2019 7:44 pm

Is rubbish.

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby Wile E Coyote » Mon May 13, 2019 8:02 pm

biggest recent mistake was binning Moyes, given time i think he would have sorted it out, but no, the saps were too quick to sack him.
Massive and idiotic decision, because it was united it simply wouldnt do to lose a few, so off he goes because the media are hovering like vultures and ridiculing the club. they can chuck many millions at this to solve it, but it will take ages to even get remotely near their rivals.

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby BurnleyFC » Mon May 13, 2019 8:13 pm

He’s a bit ****, isn’t he, but it’s brilliant to watch.

Really hope he bins Lingard, though, who is a massive knob.

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby tim_noone » Mon May 13, 2019 8:28 pm

Giftonsnoidea wrote:Should have gone for Allegri

Dyche... :D

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby theroyaldyche » Mon May 13, 2019 8:41 pm

Hel be sacked before june 1st

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby tim_noone » Mon May 13, 2019 8:46 pm

theroyaldyche wrote:Hel be sacked before june 1st

Who the f..ck is June???

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby Giftonsnoidea » Mon May 13, 2019 9:16 pm

tim_noone wrote:Dyche... :D



I’m sure Garlick would love to get himself out of that long contract he gave out ;)

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby cricketfieldclarets » Mon May 13, 2019 9:29 pm

Think he deserves time. Will take a good while to sort it out there. A season or two perhaps. But was surprised to see how negative he was yesterday.

As much as I dont like United, they are a huge club and he should be saying as much. Maybe he doesnt want to put pressure on himself but he sounds like Moyes at Sunderland.

He needs to get rid of Jones, Smalling, Fellaini, Matic, Hererra, Martial Sanchez and Pogba.

Theyre a shambles at the minute and need to rebuild. Theyre in danger of going back to where they were pre fergie.

But with backing and patience no reason he cant turn it round.

Theyve tried big names.

If he plays youth. The fans will back him and the team.

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby CombatClaret » Mon May 13, 2019 9:49 pm

Owner
Players
Manager

This seems to be the order in which the problem of ManU fall.

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby lucs86 » Mon May 13, 2019 10:14 pm

It's a club that needs a director making decisions on transfers. Squad needs a massive overhaul but there's no sign that Solskjaer's the guy to trust, or that he'll be managing the squad beyond Xmas.

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Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Postby cricketfieldclarets » Mon May 13, 2019 10:28 pm

Imagine fergie took over and had the start he did but in this instant gratification generation


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