Manchester United finishing in second position is not an achievement – Ole Solskjaer… Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has insisted that finishing second in the Premier League is not an achievement.
The Red Devils have a strong grip on second spot with two fixtures left.
If United beat Fulham on Tuesday night, they would seal their runners-up spot.
It would be an improvement on last year’s third-placed finish under Solskjaer – the first time the club has secured successive top four finishes since the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson.
But Solskjaer has refused to accept the idea that United finishing second would be an achievement for the club.
“For the last few years they have been taken by the same two teams and for us to go into them and divide them it’s good, it’s a good performance but we can’t say it’s an achievement, it’s not an achievement.
“We’ve taken steps as a team but we’re not where we want to be, we know we have some deficiencies as a group there’s parts of the game that we need to improve on but I’ve felt we’ve made strides in most places and I’ve been very pleased with the players and I’ve got to say I’ve been impressed by them but we want to take the next step as well,” he told a press conference on Monday.