Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: 'I Don't Want To Leave' Manchester United

Antonio Valencia has struggled for game time this season

Antonio Valencia has struggled for game time this season

Alan Shearer has said that he still has concerns about Manchester United's defence, despite the Old Trafford outfit going on a four-game unbeaten run under caretaker boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

"In my technical opinion, there is no logic in me changing completely my ideas I am sharing with my players over this short period of time because we are playing Manchester United".

Solskjaer is focusing on FA Cup progress against Reading, who are second from bottom of the Championship. "I had to cope with him after the game, killing my mind, telling me that he wanted a clean sheet and I'm happy for him as well because he got a clean sheet".

Then Rashford himself doubled the lead after a fine counter-attack involving Lukaku and the returning Alexis Sanchez, ensuring that sixth-placed United have now scored 14 goals in four games in their flawless start under Solskjkaer.

Already a hero to the fans as a player, Solskjaer has received a rapturous welcome back to the club, but he added: "I don't get distracted easily".

'The club's probably had a plan, ' said Solskjaer. "They'll get a chance, some of them that are itching to play".

Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez are both pushing for their first starts under Solksjaer, and need the game time. "That's important for them because they need more game time".

Solskjaer thinks the break will be a good opportunity for players to build up fitness after a hectic playing schedule since he took charge last month.

After the match, United head to Dubai for a warm-weather training camp before they face Tottenham at Wembley in the Premier League on January 13.

Pogba was on the receiving end of a heavy challenge from Jonjo Shelvey during the 2-0 win over Newcastle on Saturday and may be ruled out of the third-round tie at Old Trafford on Saturday lunchtime.

United's slow start to matches this season was pinpointed as a reason for the Reds' struggle to get into the top four of the Premier League. The club are now within touching distance of fifth place Arsenal, with fixtures against Reading in the FA Cup, Spurs Brighton and Burnley to come.

"That will be in the books but it's nothing I'm thinking of", said Solskjaer of his fourth win - a feat only he and Busby have achieved.

"If he gets the job and he has the philosophy that he has now - of just letting the players play - I don't think United will be successful".

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