Manchester United’s poor run of games requires a change and fans have been brutal in calling out for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to be sacked.
The once loved Norwegian gaffer now finds himself in tumultuous waters as the Red Devils sit rather precariously in the 12th position and within the realistic danger of gracing the relegation zone if Sunday’s meeting with Liverpool goes the predictable route.
While he is certainly confident of turning things around and most reports have suggested transfer measures that the club is preparing for, there is still a move that the former player is willing to undertake.
According to the Mirror, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is willing to resign if it means that the club will recover from their downfall. The former Molde and Cardiff City manager is believed to put the club’s success over his own job and has apparently made it clear that he will consider stepping down if the poor form continues.
While Solskjaer’s abysmal start is certainly a bad one with regard to United’s recent decades of performance, it is in line with most managers taking charge of a new team.
Jurgen Klopp had a similar bout of bad form during his start to life at Anfield and yet in a few seasons, Liverpool sit roaring atop the European and English tables.
However, a similar brand of optimism is hard to find at Old Trafford where fans have been subject to mediocrity ever since the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson.
While a change is an understandable outcry, it will only lead to a further reset.
Besides, the deeper problems at the club like the lack of a director of football and owners who are hesitant to invest in new players but all too eager to drink from the profits are all issues that can’t be amended by sacking Solskjaer.