Gary Neville reveals only way Man Utd will sack Solskjaer this season


Former Manchester United captain, Gary Neville, has claimed the club will not sack Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, excerpts.

However, he warned that things could be “ugly” if the team fails to produce an immediate response to their humiliating defeats before the international break.

United was crushed 5-0 by rivals Liverpool and then played off the park by Manchester City in a 2-0 defeat in early November.

This leaves them nine points adrift of Premier League leaders Chelsea at the 11-game mark.

A make-or-break run of fixtures into December begins with away trips to Watford and Chelsea in the Premier League, either side of a vital Champions League trip to Villarreal, which could determine United’s passage to the knockout phase as group winners or runners-up.

“Manchester United are not prepared for this moment because they have got the plan behind Ole and the staff behind him,” Neville told Sky Sports.

“I don’t think there’s any chance they will make a decision during this season unless it gets so bad, but it is getting to that point where it is getting so bad. They are nine points off the top of the league.

“This Manchester United squad cannot be that far off the top of the league 11 games in. Nobody has expected this, nobody expected United would sink so low at this point of the season.

“I think Ole has got a few weeks to sort it out. He’s got a few weeks to get that winning run going. But after the international break, it’s Watford away, Villarreal away, Chelsea away.

“Now, they are three tough games, and it could get really messy. It could get really ugly after the international break if they don’t sort themselves out.”