The Norwegian strategist emphasized the “culture” of MU after returning to practice for the first time in March.
Coach Solskjaer warned MU’s current squad
“I would rather accept to be the hole in the squad than some goddamn man,” Daily Mail quoted coach Ole Solskjaer. “Personality is very important because we are working in a team environment. You want the players to be a little bit strong and strong, but also have to be able to adapt,” he said.
The Norwegian strategist went on to share: “There were other issues that I didn’t like last season, with some personal issues that I couldn’t handle until the summer.”
Coach Solskjaer admits the end of last season was extremely difficult. During his time as a temporary coach, MU had an impressive match, including a comeback, winning 3-1 against PSG in the second round of the Champions League 1/8 round. However, after he signed the official contract, MU won 2 of the following 12 matches.
“There will always be players who want to play more. But for the team to succeed, the players have to be ready at different times,” coach Solskjaer admitted. “Right now, I feel that the current squad no one can influence badly.”
The Norwegian strategist added: “In March 2019, many of my players were physically and mentally tired and many people had injuries. Many of them thought negatively, but now they are optimistic “.
Ed Woodward admits MU is in trouble
Vice-Chairman Ed Woodward said that MU is going through one of the most difficult moments throughout 142 years of the club’s history.
According to the Daily Mail, Man United’s net debt has increased by 127.4 million pounds and reached 429.1 million pounds.
MU’s broadcast revenue dropped by more than 50% in the previous quarter, with £ 27.7 million due to a £ 15 million return to Sky Sports, BT Sports, and international TV stations.
In addition, MU’s revenue from the playing day dropped by 2.6 million pounds due to the remaining matches at Old Trafford in the Premier League and the Europa League.
MU’s retail revenue also dropped by 1.1 million pounds due to the closure of the club’s supermarket, although there was a small increase in both trade (£ 2 million) and sponsorship revenue (£ 3.1 million).
Facing this situation, Executive Vice President Ed Woodward of MU affirmed: “The Q1 business results we published today reflect a part of the impact that the pandemic has on the club, while the impact. bigger will occur in the current quarter and potentially higher. “
“We focus on the health and well-being of our colleagues, fans, and partners around the world. These actions reflect our core values and resilience through adversity scene that we demonstrate many times throughout our long history. We will redo it to overcome the current challenges. ” Ed Woodward affirmed