Norwegian coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Norwegian coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has expressed his conviction that Manchester United could finish the English Premier League this season, in a place to qualify for the Champions League next season despite the negative performance in the past.
United has suffered its seventh loss in the last nine games in all races, losing its home to the Manchester City hosts by 2-0 in a post-31 round match. The three games left for the Red Devils until the end of the season are sixth in the standings with 64 points, three points behind Chelsea fourth, the last contenders for continental competition.
Chelsea will be a United guest on Sunday in the 36th round of the English Premier League, a game that is expected to be a major race in both teams to qualify for the continental race next season.
"We have to work better on Sunday, of course, we want to be among the top four," Solskayer said on the club's website.
"We have only three matches to get to the end of the season, three points from the top four months ago," he said, "No one said we had any chance.
Solskjaer took over United in December after Jose Mourinho was fired for poor results. The Norwegian made a big leap in the team's performance and returned to the championship qualifying Championship next season, which led them to the quarterfinals of the mainland this season before leaving Barcelona. But the team had poor results in the past, and Wednesday got its third loss in the last six Premier League games.
United indirectly announced their opponents in fourth place, Arsenal and Chelsea, in the final round, particularly Arsenal, who was defeated on Wednesday (home to Wolverhampton 1-3) and Chelsea, who made only 2: 2 in Burnley on Monday. Step 35.