English Premiership

Solskjaer wants Manchester United to entertain fans

2018-12-31 12:13
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Manchester United caretaker boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was pleased with his side's performance against Bournemouth on Sunday, saying it was their duty to entertain the Old Trafford faithful.

The Red Devils produced an assured performance at the Theatre of Dreams, as goals from Paul Pogba, Marcus Rashford and Romelu Lukaku sealed a third straight victory under the guidance of Solskjaer.

And, with Old Trafford rocking again, Solskjaer knows how important it is for his side to play in a way that honours United's tradition of playing entertaining and attacking football.

"You know, it's quite a few years since I was here but this is how it was," he told reporters.

"I've just gone about the job as I thought or as I experienced it when I was here as a player and as a young coach.

"We want to go attacking. We have been at home two games now and the crowd, we have to entertain them. We've got good players. I love working with good players. I love working with good people. They are good people the players. They want to learn, they want to improve.

"I just want to do my bit for the months I am here."

Next up for United is a trip to Newcastle United on Wednesday, as they aim to reel in fifth-placed Arsenal, who hold a three-point lead over Solskjaer's side.


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