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Murphy asks United not to sack Solskjaer yet

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Former Liverpool midfielder Danny Murphy believes boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer can still save Manchester United’s 2019-2020 season.

Manchester United has its worst start to a league season since the 1989 campaign in the English Premier League.

And many fans are asking the club to sack Ole Gunnar Solslkjaer, but according to former Liverpool midfielder Danny Murphy, he should stay.

“It’s a huge concern that the squad after three, four years now of spending millions, hundreds of millions, is so weak,” Murphy said according to The Express.

“I don’t think getting rid of Solskjaer right now is the right thing personally.”

“Whether he’s capable or not, we’ll have to wait and see,” he commented.

“But the problem is if you change again now and you start again, new ideas, players trying to get on board with it, and actually you can only work with the tools you’ve got.”

Murphy asked: “Can United’s fully-fit squad with everyone firing compete with City and Liverpool? No.”

“So you might as well leave him in charge at the moment and just give him a bit of time to see when everyone’s fit if he can get them going.”

“But it is a real transitional period for United, they’re in big trouble because the quality, when you go past their first XI, isn’t great,” he commented.

“And ultimately, that’s down to recruitment, not Solskjaer, over years.”

Manchester United is currently in the 12th position of the English Premier League table with only nine points from eight matches.

The team has won only two matches, drawing three times and losing another three.