Solskjaer managed a gruesome form run that saw United win just one of their last six games. Premier League games.
The two-week international hiatus has given the 48-year-old a brief reprieve – and he hopes a sort of festive fixture and a productive transfer window can give him some long-term breathing space. to 2022.
With January on the horizon, mirror football Take a look at the latest transfer news from Old Trafford…
Lingard prepares to exit at a discounted price
Only months after Solskjaer insisted Jesse Lingard The 28-year-old, who will stay at Old Trafford, is reportedly gearing up for a New Year’s discounted exit.
Lingard had a productive six months in east London last year, scoring nine goals in 16 games for the Hammers.
While a permanent deal may not come through in the summer, West Ham are now poised to raid Lingard again in January with just six months left in the United deal.
And Lingard’s contract status, United’s Don’t miss up to £15 million by selling the winger when the transfer window reopens. United chiefs ace was worth £25m in the summer.
despite Solskjaer comments praising him Scoring key goals just last month and in his limited minutes on the pitch, Lingard struggled to get a glimpse after an extremely hot return to Manchester.
Henderson is on loan
Despite making several appearances for United last season, Henderson has failed to move Gea this season, disappointing the 24-year-old.
and according SunUnited chiefs are keen to approve a long-term temporary exit to ease Henderson’s desire for first-team football.
United are reportedly willing to provide Henderson with a sustained spell of guaranteed action rather than a short mission somewhere.
Newcastle He is believed to be one of the parties interested in making a move for Henderson; He is still seen as a potential trick by Solskjaer and the United hierarchy, with no intention of confirming a permanent exit.
No January recovery package for Solskjaer
Allegedly, the hits seem to keep coming for Solskjaer. won’t be able to spend his way out of trouble in the new year.
United’s form has fallen below Norway over the past few months, despite Solskjaer’s overseeing a £126m summer spending spree.
Their dismal results led to constant speculation about his future at Old Trafford.
But if there was any hope of strengthening his team to stop United from sliding off the table in January, then they’ve been swept away.
The Glazer family, the American owners of the club, believe that sanctioning another extravagance on New Year’s will not solve the problems under Solskjaer.
It’s not hard to see why they took this stance when you consider the problems plaguing Solskjaer’s summer signings.
Cristiano Ronaldo He may have been the club’s leading scorer, but those goals came at a cost and a host of tactical problems arose due to the Portuguese veteran’s clear role.