MANCHESTER UNITED manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed the Glazers are well aware of the need to rebuild the squad following their 2-0 Premier League defeat to Cardiff on Sunday.
Manchester United boss Solskjaer saw his side’s nightmare Premier League campaign ended on a low note on Sunday.
The Red Devils were beaten 2-0 by Neil Warnock’s already-relegated Cardiff side, with Nathaniel Mendez-Laing scoring twice to give the visitors all three points.
Solskjaer has overseen Manchester United’s shambolic end to the campaign, with the club taking just eight points since their 2-0 loss to Arsenal in March.
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And the 46-year-old has now revealed the Glazers are well aware of the need to rebuild the squad in the wake of ANOTHER Premier League setback.
“I’ve had loads of conversations and they’ve been up front and honest – we know where we
“We’re five or six [points] behind third, fourth and fifth, and that’s who we need to challenge next year.”
Meanwhile, in other United news, Alexis Sanchez has apologised to the club’s fans after the Cardiff defeat.
In a surprising statement, the 29-year-old fronted up and said: “I apologise to the fans for not be able to achieve our goals, Nevertheless we are Manchester United!
“Players and Staff are questioning if we were doing the right thing and if we were giving our best for this football shirt.
“I’m certain that Manchester United one day will return to be the club, as it was in the old days with Mr. Alex Ferguson.”
are,” he said.
“The end of the season makes it clearer than when we had that great run of form.
“We played some great football at times, and towards the end, we’ve seen that exceptional efficiency we had didn’t last and they know we’re in for a rebuild.”
Solskjaer’s United managerial career started brightly with the club winning 14 of their first 17 games on his watch.
Two wins from their last 12, however, have sparked concerns the Norwegian is out of his depth.
United also finished sixth in the league – their worst position since David Moyes’ season in charge.
And Solskjaer has admitted that they have been dreadful for some time now.
“We’ve been poor,” Solskjaer added.
“We’ve hit a brick wall towards the end of the season. It’s very disappointing, and a big plus is that the season is over.
“We are too far behind where we want to be.