Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hits back at Jurgen Klopp’s claim Man Utd is overspending – .

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hits back at Jurgen Klopp’s claim Man Utd is overspending – .


The investment of the Abu Dhabi royal family, through city owner Sheik Mansour, and funding for Chelsea by Russian oil oligarch Roman Abramovich, United has been a key player in a pedestrian summer transfer window.

And Solskjær also seems destined to retain French midfielder Paul Pogba, despite his refusal, so far, to sign a new contract.

Pogba could leave United as a free agent next summer, but his manager is adamant he will not be sold in the weeks remaining in the current window.

“Yes, I expect him to be here on September 1,” Solskjaer said.

“Of course, I’m very happy with the team, with the signings we’ve made.

“Paul, he loves his football and I’ve said it many times, my job is to make sure that we get the best out of Paul and Bruno (Fernandes) and all the individuals – all the really good players that we do. have – within a team structure.

“For me, keeping the players at Man United, when you see a good team and get good results, that helps and we want to win things. “

Jadon Sancho can emulate David Beckham and bounce back from tournament heartbreak

Par Ian Whittell

Solskjaer expects Jadon Sancho to follow David Beckham’s lead in dealing with the fallout from his role in a painful summer tournament loss to England.

The Manchester United manager could give Borussia Dortmund’s £ 73million summer signing their first start during today’s visit to Southampton.

In the 5-1 home win over Leeds United last week, visiting fans berated Sancho and absent Marcus Rashford, for their missed shots on goal in England’s final defeat to Italy in the European Championship, with chants of “You let your country down”.

Solskjaer expects other opposition supporters to be ‘more respectful’ of the pair for their roles in a momentous tournament – and even quoted the famous ‘Man in the Arena’ speech from the former. US President Theodore Roosevelt in support of the players.

But, using a more contemporary example, Solskjaer recalls how former manager Sir Alex Ferguson handled the abuse Beckham suffered from fans on his return from the 1998 World Cup, where his red card against the Argentina helped defeat England.

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