Champions Organization Round of 16 – Manchester United v Paris Saint Germain
Venues: Old Trafford Date: Tuesday 12 February
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Interim Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says it is “as well straightforward” to suggest he will certainly obtain the job on a long-term basis with wins over Paris St-Germain and Liverpool.
United host PSG in the Champions Organization last 16 on Tuesday and also Liverpool in the Premier League on 24 February.
The Norwegian has actually won 10 out of 11 video games considering that taking charge in December.
” There are still a few months left of this period to do whatever I can for the club,” stated Solskjaer.
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Asked by press reporters if sway PSG as well as Liverpool – either side of an FA Mug fifth-round trip to Chelsea – would certainly get him the task full-time, he added: “You have numerous methods [of asking that concern]
” You require to alter the manuscript. That is as well straightforward.”
United were sixth in the Premier Organization, 11 factors outside the leading four, when Solskjaer succeeded Jose Mourinho on 19 December. Since then the club have won 9 out of 10 Premier League matches to climb right into 4th area.
They have also defeated Analysis and also Collection in the FA Cup to establish the tie at Stamford Bridge on 18 February.
” I have liked every min of it since I walked in as well as fulfilled the players,” the 45-year-old added.
” Going into this video game [with PSG] I don’t believe we could be in a better state of mind with self-confidence and type so we are actually expecting the next few games coming up.”
Solskjaer was assigned acting boss two days after seeing United coupled with PSG in December’s Champions League draw – which he watched on TV with his kid.
He claimed: “I was seeing it with Noah and also we said, ‘Wow, that is a hard challenge’. We have actually provided ourselves the best possible chance in the way we have gone into this video game since we are positive.
” I have found out what sort of team we have, we are looking like a team, we are agreeing on exactly how we should approach video games.
” So if there is any time to go into large video games such as this, it is now.”