Ole Gunnar Solskjaer should be FIRED after Manchester United’s loss to Young Boys, insists talkSPORT host Jason Cundy.
The Red Devils had an appalling start to the Champions League campaign, losing 2-1 in Switzerland.
Cristiano Ronaldo gave Man United the lead but Moumi Ngamaleu and Theoson Siebatchu’s stoppage strike saw the three-time European champions come away empty-handed.
Man United have had their setbacks with Aaron Wan-Bissaka perhaps unhappy to receive a red card in the first half as it is difficult to legislate for Jesse Lingard’s dreaded back pass that led straight to the game-winning goal.
But the performance as a whole has once again ‘exposed’ their manager’s flaws, says Cundy, who believes it’s time for the club to get rid of Solskjaer and onboard former Chelsea boss Antonio Tale.
“It shows he’s completely ignorant,” Cundy told Sports Bar.
“This performance, the form of the team… they came down to ten men, yes, but come on. They went to five in the back and he didn’t change a thing.
“They were getting overwhelmed in the middle of the park. Poor Fred, Paul Pogba and Bruno Fernandes. I have so much sympathy for them, they had no help, they were circulating.
“The last five didn’t move, they were outnumbered. It wasn’t working, they should have put four in defense and four in midfield.
“United got exactly what they deserved and he was exposed again brutally.
“The game changed on the red card, but that didn’t mean it was over.
“Young boys normally flog boys in European football and United ends up 2-1… it was a disaster, it was an absolute disaster.
“It exposed Ole, it went wrong. I would fire him. We know what’s coming, don’t we? You have Antonio Conte over there…
“Who is the best manager? There will be a stage in the season where they say “I wish we would do it sooner”.
“There was a model emerging with Ole, especially in Europe. He couldn’t get out of the squad last season.
“It did him a favor in the Europa League, it’s an easier competition to win and he managed to improve it.”
Cundy’s claims were echoed by Danny Mills, who lambasted Man United for “inviting pressure” on themselves.
“To sit down and just push, I think it was about 70% possession for the Young Boys in the second half,” Mills said on talkSPORT 2 on the final whistle.
“These are the young boys. You are not playing against Barcelona, Chelsea or Manchester City.
“I know they had ten men but they should be better than that.”
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