Manchester United government vice-chairman Ed Woodward insisted the membership’s “high precedence is success on the pitch” amid rising doubts over supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s future because the Crimson Devils battle this season.
Solskjaer is beneath mounting stress after United had been outclassed 2-0 by neighbours Manchester Metropolis within the Premier League derby previous to the worldwide break, having been humiliated 5-0 by the hands of Liverpool final month.
United have misplaced 4 of their previous six video games because the Crimson Devils already discover themselves 9 factors adrift of leaders Chelsea forward of Saturday’s journey to Watford.
Woodward – who is because of go away his function on the finish of the yr – backed Solskjaer as he introduced United’s newest monetary outcomes.
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“Whereas these monetary outcomes at the moment reveal our resilience by the pandemic, our high precedence is success on the pitch,” stated Woodward.
“The supervisor, gamers and everybody on the membership are decided to attain that goal.”
United have misplaced 4 of their final six league video games (W1 D1), as many as they’d of their earlier 40 within the competitors (W24 D12). 4 factors is United’s fewest over a six-game spell within the Premier League since November-December 2015 beneath Louis van Gaal (three).
In the meantime, United are winless in three Premier League matches in opposition to newly promoted groups, drawing in opposition to West Brom, Leeds United and Fulham final season. They haven’t gone 4 in a row with no win in opposition to such opposition since a run ending in September 1997 that noticed them fail to beat Sunderland, Derby, Leicester Metropolis and Bolton.