Ferdinand says it is time for Solskjaer to leave Man Utd

Rio Ferdinand has actually required Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to turn over the Manchester United supervisor’s “baton” after a string of destructive outcomes left the club well off the speed in the Premier League.

The Norwegian employer is under extreme pressure after a 5-0 house thumping by Liverpool and a one-sided 2-0 defeat at the hands of Manchester City on Saturday.

Ferdinand has actually been among numerous ex-United gamers to voice assistance for his previous team-mate, who led the club to a second-place surface in the league last season.

The ex-England protector stated fans began the season filled with hope after the prominent finalizings of Cristiano Ronaldo, Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane prior to outcomes nosedived.

“I sit here now and I don’t think we can challenge to win this league,” Ferdinand stated on his Ambiance with 5 podcast.

“I look at our team every week and I’m wondering what are we going to do tactically. I don’t see any philosophy or an identity in the Man United way of playing, whatever that should be from the management. I sit here confused, looking at the team.”

Ferdinand stated United had actually made consistent development throughout Solskjaer’s almost 3 years at the helm today he felt there is a requirement for a modification.

“I was always deep down a bit sceptical,” stated the 43-year-old. “Could he take us on to be champions? I wasn’t sure, I wasn’t fully convinced — I hoped he would be able to do that.

“However the proving with the team that he collected, to the start of this season –- and what I have actually seen this season — I simply feel it may be about the time now for the baton to be turned over to someone else who can take us on now.

“And I think Ole would leave now with his head held high because from when he came in to where he got us to the beginning of the season I think it’s positive.”


Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.