“It is not about getting there once – that is the easy bit, to go up the league. Staying there is the challenge and that is the challenge we are looking forward to." the Norwegian said.
reached the top of the Premier League table on Tuesday but was set in the second position after
's 2-0 win over Chelsea and took the top place.
The Red Devils have a game in hand with Fulham which can bring a win for
's sie and put them back at the top of the table.
The Norwegian, however, is not enthralled by this and has asked the players to stay focused.
He mentioned that the position they are in now is the result of working hard. He added that they are halfway through the season and they just have to keep the "consistency".
“It is not about getting there once – that is the easy bit, to go up the league. Staying there is the challenge and that is the challenge we are looking forward to. Focusing on every game and building this squad and hope that in the end, we can lift the trophy. That is when you can talk about moving the team where it should be.”
The gap between the points is so little and the top position of the table might change with the four top teams' games in hand.
“I don’t think it’s a different mindset at the moment for my group of players - where they are in the league. I don’t think it really enters their minds. We have a laser focus, there is a sharp focus on just the next game and to get momentum. To get to where we are now, we’ve been focused on doing the job day in, day out in training, and every game matters,”
the 47-year-old said.
He also mentioned the fact that there have been many teams at the top of the table and the only thing Manchester United has to do is to keep the form and shape.
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