Ole Gunnar Solskjaer understands the expectations at Old Trafford like anyone else, and the Manchester United manager is getting close to them with the start of the season just over a week away.
Now poised to get through a campaign that saw United finish second behind Manchester City in the league and fall to Villarreal in the Europa League final, Solskjaer is pleased with the club’s two key additions to the transfer window and optimistic about theirs. chance this time.
With higher expectations comes more pressure, but after seeing his contract extended last month, Solskjaer is confident the club is on the right track.
“You always feel under pressure,” Solskjaer told ESPN. “In this club, with this responsibility, it’s not just about holding on to your job; it is about the responsibility that is in my hands.
“We have millions of fans, the players, the club, the staff… and the responsibility is to get results. As long as you get results and better, that’s what I’ve heard we’ve been improving all along. As long as you can see improvement.
“We went from the third to the second [in the Premier League] and much closer to points, we’ve gone from three semi-finals to a final and one kick away from victory, so it’s about taking the next step now. This is the challenge “.