Man United Urged To Axe Ole Gunnar Solskjaer After Defeat to Young Boys, Replacement Proposed

Man United Urged To Axe Ole Gunnar Solskjaer After Defeat to Young Boys, Replacement Proposed

  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has once again come under fire after leading Man United to a frustrating defeat against Young Boys
  • According to talkSPORT host Jason Cundy, United chiefs should consider sacking the Norwegian and replace him with Antonio Conte
  • Conte is currently without a job after quitting as Inter Milan manager during the summer

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TalkSPORT host Jason Cundy has asked Man United to fire Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after leading the team to a 2-1 shock defeat to Young Boys in the Champions League.

United were hoping to kick off their campaign in the European competition on the right footing during their trip to Young Boys, only to lose in Switzerland.

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TalkSPORT host Jason Cundy has asked Man United to fire Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after leading the team to defeat in the Champions League. Image: Matthew Ashton.
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Cristiano Ronaldo continued his blistering start to life with United, giving his side the lead within 13 minutes after he was assisted by Bruno Fernandes.

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However, Moumi Ngamaleu drew the hosts level before Theoson Siebatchu netted a stoppage-time winner to condemn the Red Devils to defeat.

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The performance sparked suggestions United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was tactically exposed even as a section of fans called for his sacking.

Cundy has now added his voice to the calls, urging the Red Devils to get rid of the Norwegian and replace him with former Chelsea boss Antonio Conte.

“That there shows he (Solskjaer) is utterly clueless. That performance, the team shape… they went down to ten men, yes, but come on. They went to five at the back and he didn’t change it," the talkSPORT host ranted.
“It exposed Ole, it did badly. I’d sack him. We know what’s coming, don’t we? You’ve got Antonio Conte out there," he added.

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Conte is currently without a job after leaving his role at Inter Milan shortly after leading them to their first Italian championship in a decade.

He has previously been linked with a move to Arsenal to succeed Mikel Arteta who has come under immense pressure in recent weeks as well.

Cristiano Ronaldo set to equal Real Madrid legend's Champions League record against Young Boys

In related news, Briefly News recently reported that Cristiano Ronaldo was tipped to equal Iker Casillas' Champions League record if he features for Manchester United against Young Boys on Tuesday, September 14.

The Red Devils kick-off their campaign to win the European silverware for the first time since 2008 against the Swiss side.

And they are not leaving anything to chance as they travelled with their full squad including the 36-year-old who rejoined them this summer.

Ronaldo will now become a joint record holder in the competition if he appears in tonight's game at Wankdorf Stadium as reported by Manchester Evening News.

The Portuguese is also the current all-time highest goals scorer in the competition with 134 goals after 176 games while Lionel Messi comes second with 120 goals.

Source: Briefly.co.za

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