Manchester United will be the titleholders of the Premier League should they come out winners on Tuesday.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
is satisfied with howManchester United
improved their mentality as they fight for the title of thePremier League
The Red Devils have the same points as the leadersLiverpool
but can sit on top should they prevent defeat in the clash againstBurnley
on Tuesday. They will get prepared to face their rivals Liverpool five days after.
Although they weren’t consistent at the start of the season, Solskjaer’s side has avoided defeat in their last ten games.
I feel the team is developing all the time. We’re better and stronger mentally, we know more about ourselves, the team is gelling better and getting over the line in tighter games, we’re winning tighter games,
" he said.
That’s been a big thing for us – those extra points have come from wins like Southampton away, Brighton away, Wolves at home – when you score the winner in injury time. Those were all very important points [to pick up], so we are improving and developing, yes."
He continued: "
[Top of the table is] the best place to be – up there, in and amongst it. I’ve been right at the bottom as well as in the middle with Cardiff and there is no better place to be than being up there and playing with confidence."
Burnley are 16th on the table; however, they were defeated only once in their previous seven games, and United manager has warned them to be expecting a rough game.
It’s a great challenge and it’s what the Premier League is about if you want to be successful,
" he said.
You need to be mentally ready and earn the right to play because they’re one of the better organised teams in the league. They’ve got some strengths that not many other teams and clubs have, so in their own way these games have a massive impact on the morale and the spirit in our team, because if you win games like this it gives you a very, very strong basis later on."
According to Solskjaer, Paul Pogba and Luke Shaw will be back in action on Tuesday.
Yes, Luke and Victor [Lindelof] both trained fully and Paul as well was out there,"
he said. "
He didn’t do everything, but he is more or less also ready. So, a good clean bill of health."