Ole Gunnar Solskjaer doesn’t expect Manchester United to go thirty years without winning the title, stating Liverpool ‘s drought ought to be a lesson for his club to be told from.
The old Trafford side last won English top flight within the 2012-13 season, throughout the legendary Sir Alex Ferguson’s final campaign in charge before retiring, with the Red Devils’ fortunes taking a forceful worsening since the Scot’s departure.
Solskjaer is the latest manager charged with returning the club to their former glories and he continues to insist that United are planning for the long run as they appear to avoid a similar fate as Liverpool, who are solely currently on track to lift the Premier League title once 3 decades of domestic disappointment.
“That’s what we’re working hard to make certain doesn’t happen,” the 46-year-old replied once asked if United might go as long as their bitter rivals without a league title. “Let [Liverpool] be a lesson for us.
“We cannot let ourselves go another twenty four years without winning the league. i believe in this club. we’ll get there.”
While work continues both behind the scenes and on the pitch for United, Solskjaer is beneath no illusions on where his club sit within the Premier League pecking order within the short term, as he pointed out once asked to call the best team within the league.
“The proof is within the league table,” he said. “Liverpool are the best team within the league. Man city offers you a special challenge to what Liverpool does, two very different ways of playing soccer.
“I’ve had each wins and defeats there at Anfield as a player therefore you have to look forward to those games. it is a nice challenge for our players to play against the leaders of the league.
“We’ve done well the last number of times however away at Anfield is another matter. you can make sure you get pleasure from it however it may be an intimidating place. we have got to organize also as we will.”
United head to Anfield on Sunday as the solely team to have taken points off Liverpool within the Premier League this season following a 1-1 draw at old Trafford in Oct.
However, Solskjaer’s side trail Jurgen Klopp’s runaway leaders by twenty seven points within the table, having conjointly played a game more.