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Solskjaer knows pressure is getting to him at Man United

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As a new Champions League week approaches, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer revealed how pressure is playing its part at Man United recently. 

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is fully aware of the gruesome month that’s coming for him at Man United with five season-defining matches. Tomorrow, they begin a complicated road at Old Trafford as they face Atalanta. If the Red Devils don’t want this season to become a true headache, they must defeat the Italian squad in order to get a little back on track. But the next few weeks will bring matches against Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur (away), Atalanta (away), and the Manchester Derby.

What happens over these five games will define Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s future, even if he thinks everything will be fine no matter what. The truth of the matter is that the Glazer family is already trying to find a new replacement in case things don’t work out as they want. Granted, Ole has made some important progress since he arrived but he needs to win some silverware this season if he wants to stay. You simply can’t finish a campaign with no trophies after what the club spent in transfers. 

Ole explains how he deals with pressure. 

As per The Daily Express, here’s what Ole had to say before the game against Atalanta: “We’ve progressed over the years. Sixth when I was here for half a season, then third, second, you can see the progress, the development, the improvement. This season, we still want to improve. We’ve signed some players that have raised expectations. Other teams have signed players and improved as well. We’re in the same boat as all of the top teams. There’s pressure all of the time; there’s pressure on me, of course. We’ve been under pressure before but come through it.

“I’m just looking forward to the response now, and, as you said, I’m in dialogue with the club all of the time, so that’s an open and honest discussion. After every game, we look through the game, we analyze the game, we look at what we did well and what we didn’t do well. You move on quickly to the next opponent. It’s Atalanta, it’s a different opposition, a different competition, and we focus on what we need to be good at in this game. And as I’ve said there’s been loads of stuff that hasn’t been good enough lately and we’ve put a few things right and hopefully tomorrow we can see the result from that with a good performance.”