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Manchester United legend Scholes says Solskjaer has earned the right to see the season

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Manchester United legend Paul Scholes says under fire boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has earned the right to see the season despite their patchy form

  • The pressure on under fire Man United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer . increases
  • Club had a rough start in the Champions League after leaving the Carabao Cup
  • Scholes thinks United should stay with him until at least the end of the season











Paul Scholes says Manchester United must stay with besieged boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer until at least the end of the season.

The Red Devils spent more than £100million over the summer in a lavish recruiting campaign, bringing back superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, but they struggled during the early stages of this season.

Man United’s crash into the Carabao Cup in the third round before the international break was a major blow to their trophy aspirations, as well as having a rough start to their Champions League group.

Pressure on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is mounting after Manchester United’s stuttering start

There are increasing calls for Solskjaer to leave.

But Scholes, who won 11 Premier League titles and two Champions Leagues at United between 1993 and 2003, told Sky Sports’ live fan debate The Overlap: “I think he deserves a chance.

“If you think about where United have been in the past three or four years, it’s been shocking, hasn’t it? It wasn’t great to see before he came.

The Red Devils have spent over £100million this summer, including re-signing Cristiano Ronaldo

The Red Devils have spent over £100million this summer, including re-signing Cristiano Ronaldo

“It’s taken him two or three years to build a team that we think has the pieces of the puzzle, it’s just getting them into the right organization.

“There was a lot of excitement at the start of the season after four or five games; they beat Newcastle (4-1) and beat Leeds (5-1) and the last two games [Villa and Everton] have been disappointing.

“But I think he deserves a chance. He has built a team where, at least this season, he must have a year to show that he can do that and win trophies.’

Paul Scholes thinks United should stay with Solskjaer at least until the end of the season

Paul Scholes thinks United should stay with Solskjaer at least until the end of the season

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