Mon 22 November 2021 | 13:19

Villarreal boss reacts to Solskjaer’s sacking ahead of Man United game

Unai Emery believes Man United will not make significant changes for the upcoming game.

Villarreal will face

Manchester United

in a crunch Champions League battle on Tuesday. The Yellow Submarines have the chance to claim first place on the Group F table by securing a victory at El Madrigal.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was


by Manchester United on Sunday, with the club appointing Michael Carrick as interim coach.  In a pre-match press conference, Villarreal boss Unai Emery spoke about Man United’s decision to part ways with their manager.

He said:

“I have faced him (Solskjaer) with Arsenal, Villarreal and also Sevilla, against Molde. As a coach it hurts a lot because he is a great person,

“I don’t think there will be a lot of changes for Manchester United. They will want to win and they have the extra motivation of going through in the Champions League.

“They have a very strong team. We expect a strong Manchester United. Things could change tactically, but we are prepared to face Cristiano Ronaldo, David De Gea, Fred, (Marcus) Rashford, Bruno Fernandes, whoever plays.”

Villarreal are struggling for form as they sit 12th in La Liga. Having seen Man United


4-1 to 16th placed Watford on Saturday, Emery’s side will surely look to benefit from their opponents’ chaotic situation.

source: SportMob

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