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Eric Bailly has confirmed that the Manchester United team is fully behind manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Solskjaer hasn’t had an easy journey as Manchester United manager, with the club enduring mixed fortunes during his tenure. He has missed some big wins, but has also come under fire for some poor results.
There has been some pressure on Solskjaer towards the start of the season. after United lost 6-1 to Tottenham. Most recently, they were on the receiving end of a surprising 2-1 loss to Istanbul Basaksehir.
They made up for it by beating the Turkish side in their next match. In fact, that win was part of a four-game winning streak they are currently on, which has eased the pressure on the coach a bit.
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Bailly, who has not appeared since October, insists his coach has perfect knowledge of his team.
The defender said Sports world: “We have learned to overcome adversity because the dressing room is with Solskjaer.
“He is a close guy who has a good relationship with everyone and understands the player’s codes. He knows when one is not well and he has added a lot of value since he arrived ”.
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Bailly urges United to look to the future
Bailly, 26, has won three trophies with United since joining them in 2016: the EFL Cup, Community Shield and the Europa League.
However, the Premier League title, something they used to win regularly, has eluded them since Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement in 2013. They have also not won the Champions League since 2008.
However, Bailly believes United can return to the glory days in the long run.
“United are competing against their own past,” said the Ivory Coast international. “A team that used to win the Premier or even the Champions League. And it has been inactive for too long.
“But now is not the time to look back, but to the future and try to change things because there is so much talent.
“In the league we have to add three [points] at the same time, although sometimes it costs like last weekend against West Brom, and then we will see if it is enough to compete for the title.
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