Solskjaer calls top-four rivals ‘bottlers’ in dressing room pep talk to Man Utd squad

first_imgAdvertisement The Norwegian believes three wins would seal Champions League football (Picture: Getty)Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reportedly branded Manchester United’s top-four rivals ‘bottlers’ as he looked to motivate his squad ahead of Sunday’s Premier League clash with Chelsea.The Red Devils go into the match in sixth place in the table after a dramatic downturn in form, losing seven of their last nine matches in all competitions.However, a win against Chelsea at Old Trafford would draw them level with the Blues on 67 points, and, according to The Sun, Solskjaer is convinced his squad can overtake them before the end of the season. Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 27 Apr 2019 11:00 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link936Shares Commentcenter_img A win for Chelsea on Sunday would all but end United’s top-four hopes (Picture: Getty)Solskjaer is well aware of the importance of finishing in the top four this season and ensuring United are taking part in the Champions League.Failure to do so would likely see both Paul Pogba and David de Gea push to leave the club in the summer, while it would drastically alter the profile of player Solskjaer can attract as he looks to overhaul the squad.More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errors Solskjaer does not see Arsenal and Chelsea winning their remaining games (Picture: Getty)After losing to rivals Manchester City in midweek, the Norwegian coach tried to rouse his players and told them that he believes both Chelsea and Arsenal will ‘choke’ in the run-in.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTUnited have arguably the easiest run-in of the top-four rivals, taking on Huddersfield and Cardiff after the match against Chelsea.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityThe Blues, though, face two tricky games against Watford and Leicester City, with a Europa League semi-final against Frankfurt wedged in between.Arsenal, likewise, have two European matches to contend with, while they also face difficult away trips to Leicester and Burnley, as well as a home clash against Brighton. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer tells Manchester United squad they can still finish in the top four in dressing room pep talklast_img

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