Sir Alex Ferguson adds to Cristiano Ronaldo pressure on Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

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Manchester United are not thought to be considering parting ways with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer despite a difficult and frustrating start to the campaign…

Manchester United remain committed to supporting Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s project and that has well and truly been reflected in their decision to hand his assistant manager Mike Phelan a new bumper four-year contract out of the . Sir Alex Ferguson’s former right-hand man returned to Old Trafford back in December 2018 as he looked to help former player Solskjaer restore the good times and United’s DNA with some familiarity, following Jose Mourinho’s tortuous and prolonged departure.

Speaking in the directors’ lounge at Old Trafford, the Russian caught Ferguson saying: “But I also think that when they (Everton) saw that Ronaldo wasn’t playing, it was a bit…”

To which Khabib replied: “He came on in the second half…”

“I know, but you should always start with your best players,” Ferguson warned.

Together, the pair would assemble an exciting, revamped team that United supporters could be proud of once again, even if results were not always up to scratch.

Solskjaer began to strip down his ranks, offloading those who did not feature in his long-term plans and the select few that were clogging up the wage bill and draining United of cash.

Soon enough a whole host of names including Alexis Sanchez, Marouane Fellaini, Romelu Lukaku, Chris Smalling, Daley Blind and Ander Herrera were out the door and the club were beginning to reinvest wisely.

The manager went public in his attempt to totally rebrand the club’s transfer policy,

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