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Wayne Rooney Says Manchester United Players Must ‘Show More’ After Solskjaer Sacking

Manchester United’s report goalscorer Wayne Rooney has mentioned the membership’s present gamers wanted to take accountability for the sacking of supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

The Norwegian’s three-year reign in cost at Old Trafford got here to an finish on Sunday, with Saturday’s 4-1 loss to Watford the ultimate straw for the United board, who’ve put Michael Carrick in non permanent cost whereas they search to nominate an interim supervisor to the tip of the season.

Former striker Solskjaer, one of many stars of United’s 1998/99 treble-winning marketing campaign, who himself took cost on an interim foundation in December 2018 after the sacking of Jose Mourinho and whereas he had some notable early successes, current heavy defeats — together with a 5-Zero loss at dwelling to Liverpool — noticed his place referred to as into query.

Rooney, now in command of second-tier English aspect Derby, mentioned Sunday: “I used to be so disenchanted watching that (United) recreation yesterday as a result of, as a supervisor, you possibly can set a workforce up and work on form and the way you need the workforce to play, however there’s no excuse for a few of these performances from some gamers.

“To see gamers waving their arms round and giving the ball away however blaming different folks was not acceptable.”

Rooney, additionally the England nationwide aspect’s report goalscorer, added: “I might be very indignant if I noticed that from my gamers. Those gamers are at one in every of, if not the most important, membership on the earth and will really feel privileged to be there.

“In my opinion, the gamers have to point out extra — that doesn’t essentially imply successful the Premier League or the Champions League, however exhibiting the followers that they’re working exhausting for the membership.”

Rooney, requested a couple of doable teaching position at Old Trafford, mentioned he had no plans to go away Derby anytime quickly.

“I’m dedicated to this soccer membership till any individual above me tells me in any other case,” he said. “I speak to people at Manchester United on a regular basis and I’m sure, if they were going to come calling for me, that would have happened by now.”

Stand-out Pochettino

As consideration turned to the identification of the following United supervisor, Gary Neville — who performed alongside Solskjaer at Old Trafford — urged the membership to nominate Mauricio Pochettino, the previous Tottenham Hotspur boss who’s now at French giants Paris Saint-Germain.

“They are ready on Mauricio Pochettino not being profitable at one other membership. If he was to win the Champions League, then PSG wouldn’t let him go,” Neville, now a soccer pundit, advised Sky Sports.

“He’s all the time been a stand-out candidate and the one title I’ve talked about as somebody I believed actually suited Manchester United when it comes to core ideas and values and the way they play, how he acts and behaves.

“They haven’t deliberate or ready for this, it’s deteriorated so badly and so rapidly. Michael takes over now, the one choice the membership had was to place somebody in to the tip of the season, that’s been apparent for the previous few weeks.”

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