Category Archives: The Guardian

Solskjær: ‘We want City to feel confident so we can throw sucker punch’

By | 6th December 2019

• Manchester United could benefit from City arrogance, says manager• Solskjær believes United are still a bigger club than CityOle Gunnar Solskjær hopes Manchester City will approach Saturday’s derby with arrogance because this could allow Manchester U…


Tottenham v Burnley: match preview

By | 6th December 2019

Tottenham were strangely passive in defeat at Manchester United on Wednesday – the first bump in the road for José Mourinho. It felt as though the players were preoccupied by what United might do, rather than how they might impose themselves. Had Mouri…


José Mourinho tells Tottenham he wants them raging not sad in defeat

By | 6th December 2019

• Mourinho saw sad dressing room after losing at Old Trafford• ‘Being sad will not resolve your problems,’ Mourinho warnsJosé Mourinho wants to see his Tottenham players “raging” whenever they experience defeat, having been concerned their reaction at …


Manchester United show they are best without possession and expectation

By | 5th December 2019

Win over Spurs continues pattern of Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s side thriving when the pressure is lower and opponents dominateIt is the counterintuitive detail that strikes at the heart of Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s Manchester United rebuild; firing optimism one…

Solskjær praises Rashford as Mourinho admits Manchester United were better than Spurs – video

By | 5th December 2019

Manchester United’s Ole Gunnar Solskjær has praised Marcus Rashford for his performance in the team’s win over Tottenham at Old Trafford on Wednesday. United revelled in their 2-1 victory with José Mourinho admitting that the opposition ‘were much bett…

Arrogance cost us against Manchester United, says Tottenham’s Dele Alli

• José Mourinho had tried to avoid complacency at Old Trafford• Ole Gunnar Solskjær praises Rashford’s ‘best performance’José Mourinho admitted he tried to avoid the “arrogant” Tottenham attitude Dele Alli blamed for their 2-1 defeat at Manchester Unit…

Football transfer rumours: Roma’s Lorenzo Pellegrini to Tottenham?

By | 4th December 2019

Today’s tittle-tattle is picking up the piecesJosé Mourinho may be seeking to project an air of love and harmony among an apparently previously unsettled Tottenham squad, but that doesn’t mean they won’t consider offloading those who want to be offload…

Ole Gunnar Solskjær urges patience to see fruits of Manchester United labours

By | 3rd December 2019

• ‘We just need results,’ he says before Spurs visit on Wednesday• United have made worst start to a season since 1988Ole Gunnar Solskjær believes Manchester United fans are behind him and has said “patience is key” after the club’s worst start to a se…