Schmeichel tells Solskjaer how to end Paul Pogba war

Manchester United's Jesse Lingard celebrates scoring their fifth goal with team mates

Manchester United's Jesse Lingard celebrates scoring their fifth goal with team mates

It was a goal that all Manchester United fans have been craving.

"He's been well received, he's well liked, but I really think he'd be the least person I think of out of all of us to become a manager", Yorke added.

"Ole has come in and we were preparing in the right way for a game even though it's been a insane week, but as professional players we have to get on with the job in hand and that is what we did today". And I know what you want to ask...

United sacked Jose Mourinho as manager on Tuesday and have named ex-player Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as caretaker boss, with the side thrashing Cardiff 5-1 in his first game in charge on Saturday.

In addition, at least one player regularly selected by Mourinho called Woodward in the aftermath of United's 3-1 defeat at Liverpool last Sunday 'and told him Jose should leave'.

"We can not play like this and win with five goals and then the next game lose".

Sixth-placed United are eight points adrift of the Champions League places, but Pogba remains defiant over the club's long-term ambitions.




Manchester United's Ander Herrera celebrates scoring their second goal during their Premier League match against Cardiff City in Cardiff December 22, 2018.

Speaking to BT Sport in the aftermath of his first game in charge, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was keen to reiterate the calibre of players he was working with, and why all praise should stop with them.

United's swift appointment of terrace hero and UEFA Champions League victor Solskjaer meant the players had no excuses for a jaded performance away at Cardiff City on Saturday.

"I arrived on Wednesday night and only had Thursday and Friday with the players".

Man Utd playing the Utd way immediately under Solskjaer.

"I really want to get involved in football again at some point".

"I would like to see [the job go to] someone who has played there, and can bring some of that Alex Ferguson mentality back in the whole of the football club". "I thought he did excellent".

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