Jamie Carragher has the last laugh during Ole Gunnar Solskjaer scuffle over Man Utd “excuses”


Manchester United continues their miserable run after being hammered 4-2 by Leicester. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is under increasing pressure.

United boss, Jamie Carragher, was able to steer the Red Devils into a respectable second place finish in last season’s competition. However, Jamie Carragher recently got into a spat over Solskjaer’s claims that they are making too many excuses for their poor results.

Despite signing five-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Rojo, Jadon Sancho, and Raphael Varane, United has only won two of their seven previous games.

Carragher admits that he is “sick of it”United continues to struggle, but he and his thoughts are growing in popularity.

Jamie Carragher says too many excuses are being made for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Carragher lashed out at Tony Bellew, a former boxer, on the Tony Bellew Is Angry podcast. He claimed that Gary Neville and Roy Keane are making excuses.

The ex-defender for Liverpool said: “He’s permanently making excuses for his mate Ole, isn’t he?

“I do a newspaper column and I was with Gary Neville a few days before, we were doing this YouTube chat about the season with Roy Keane, and the two of them were making excuses for Ole because he’s played with them and he’s their mate.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Gary Neville were teammates at Manchester United
Manchester United had Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as a teammate and Gary Neville as a rival.

“They’re sort of saying ‘they can’t win the league, they still lack this, they still need that, the Glazers aren’t putting enough in, they should be going for Harry Kane’.

“I’m sitting there thinking, ‘you’ve just signed a fella that’s won the Champions League four times (Ronaldo)’.

“You’ve spent £75million on a winger (Sancho), you’ve finished second in the Premier League last season, you didn’t lose a game away from home (in the league). There’s only one place to go.

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“Honestly, it just wound me up and I thought, ‘that is it, I’m doing my newspaper column on it’. Ole wasn’t too happy with the column, but I just said it’s time the excuses stop at Manchester United, I’m sick of it.

“It’s always, ‘they still lack this, they lack that’ – every player’s on £50million. You go through the whole team, it’s unbelievable.”

Frustration is starting to grow and time appears to be running out for Solskjaer to win back the fans, and they face a tricky run of games, with Liverpool, Tottenham and Manchester City coming up next in the Premier League.