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Solskjaer echoes Mourinho’s sentiment over Premier League title race

Jose Mourinho of Tottenham, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer of Manchester United
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The Norwegian is expecting an ‘unpredictable’ and ‘inconsistent’ league campaign with, unlike the last one, no runaway champions.

Tottenham jumped to the top spot of the Premier League table following their 2-0 victory over Manchester City on Saturday.

Spurs dethroned Leicester City to take the lead, although the Foxes could reclaim it with the desired result against Liverpool.

It has been a rollercoaster of a season so far with several teams, including Everton, Aston Villa, Southampton, and Chelsea taking up the top position at some point.

Only four points separate the top six in the league as 2021/21 increasingly looks to be the tightest title races in years.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is not expecting the current season to play out like the last one in which Liverpool walked away with the title – an opinion shared by Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho.

The Manchester United manager also highlighted the importance of grinding out results in the current situation.

Solskjaer told BT Sport: “The league this season is going to be inconsistent with ups and downs. It’s unpredictable – we’ve seen some results today and it’s not really settling.

“Like Jose said, one win moves you up the table, one defeat moves you closer to the bottom.

“It’s very tight, it’s very early on and points are more important than performances sometimes.”