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Tight Schedule makes it impossible to compete with City - Solskjaer

Mon 10 May 2021 | 13:02

The Norwegian coach does not see a chance for his team to win the Premier League.

Manchester United

boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes the tight schedule has made it impossible to keep up with Manchester City until the end of the season.

After Manchester City's defeat to Chelsea, United still have a mathematical chance of winning the Premier League, and before City's next game, they can reduce the difference to 4 points. United must win all four of their remaining matches and City must not win in their remaining three games. However, Solskjaer believes that the tight schedule has made things impossible for his team.

Solskjaer said:

“I wish I could have said let’s go full out in all the games, but it’s impossible. That’s the hard bit for me, knowing if I do play this XI [that played against Villa] on Tuesday and then again on Thursday, it’s impossible, I run too much of a risk in injuring them.

“Talking about integrity in the league and stuff, don’t blame me when I have to make changes because I have to. It’s not safe for them to play all four so I have to prioritise.”

Solskjaer then spoke about choosing his players for the next crucial game:

“We can have a theoretical team now but we’ll have to see how they react when they come in tomorrow and on Tuesday morning, and then pick a team Tuesday afternoon,” Solskjaer explained.

source: SportMob