I don’t like losing, I like winning: Solskjaer

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 12: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Manager of Manchester United acknowledges the fans following his side's defeat during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Cardiff City at Old Trafford on May 12, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 12: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Manager of Manchester United acknowledges the fans following his side's defeat during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Cardiff City at Old Trafford on May 12, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

The Manchester United manager believes he has learned a lot from his first spell with the Red Devils and he hopes he can do better next season.

Norwegian coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer joined Manchester United in December after Jose Mourinho was sacked.

And after the season is now over in the English Premier League, the manager shared what he learned from this first spell.

“I’ve learned that I don’t like losing. I like winning,” he was quoted by Goal.

“We started off fantastically. The boys were unbelievable when I came in. We were positive. We won games.”

“The whole group gelled together and I enjoyed winning but I know that football is hard. You can’t just expect everything to go that way and the reality hit us,” he continued.

“We are in a league with loads of very good teams and, to be at our top [level], we need to be 100 percent focused.”

He added: “We came into some games really, really focused on the full team and I thought that was fantastic.”

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“Then you learn a lot when you go through tough times and think about who can build this team around, and who we think is going to take the next step because we need to go to the next level.”

“There are different playing styles, more teams playing more continental styles and competitiveness to the league,” Solskjaer said.

“It’s a massive difference, we’ve got six teams who would say ‘we can challenge for trophies’ and it used to be one or two, with us when Arsenal or Chelsea were challenging when I played.”

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