Paul Merson delivers reality check to Manchester United and Solskjaer after stunning PSG win

Paul Merson delivers reality check to Manchester United and Solskjaer after stunning PSG win

October 18, 2020 yopnwpxjvdfx 0

first_imgPaul Merson delivers reality check to Manchester United and Solskjaer after stunning PSG win Metro Sport ReporterFriday 8 Mar 2019 11:30 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link769Shares Comment Advertisement Arsenal hero Paul Merson (Picture: Getty) Solskjaer: ‘I wasn’t sure we were going to score’To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 8:09FullscreenSolskjaer: ‘I wasn’t sure we were going to score’https://metro.co.uk/video/solskjaer-wasnt-sure-going-score-1877498/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.While United were initially adamant he was only a short-term appointment, the club are said to be ready to offer Solskjaer the job on a full-time basis.And the Norway legend said: ‘I love managing these boys, I love working here.‘As I said so many times, I am just doing the best I can every single day, and if and when… if it comes to a decision to be made, we’ve got to think about that.‘I am not here to get excited, I am here to do my job. I am contracted to Man United until the end of June.’More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves Manchester United caretaker boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (Picture: Getty)Paul Merson has issued a reality check to Manchester United after their remarkable victory over PSG in the Champions League.The Red Devils secured a 3-1 win in Paris on Wednesday night to become the first team in Champions League history to progress after losing the first leg at home by two or more goals.However, Merson doubts Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side can win the competition this season and says they face missing out on a top-four finish in the Premier League if they lose to Arsenal this weekend.United are currently fourth in the table, one point ahead of Unai Emery’s Arsenal and two clear of Chelsea.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘I think a lot of the top-four race goes down to this game on Sunday,’ Arsenal hero Merson told Sky Sports.‘That’s why it’s a massive football match, whoever loses won’t be in the top four.‘But if Arsenal lose they’ve still got a chance in the Europa League. People are telling me Manchester United could go on and win the Champions League, I’m not sure about that.’Solskjaer has enjoyed a remarkable run at Old Trafford since being appointed caretaker manager following Jose Mourinho’s sacking in December. Advertisementlast_img

 

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