– Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said that his Man United team needs rebuilding after defeat against Barcelona
– Manchester United were beaten 3-0 on Tuesday night, April 16, in the Champions League
– Lionel Messi scored a brace against United as the Catalans qualified for the semis on 4-0 aggregate.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made it clear that a huge rebuilding has to be done on his team after losing against Barcelona on Tuesday night, April 16. Solskjaer’s men were beaten 3-0 in the second leg of their Champions League quarterfinal clash losing 4-0 on aggregate in which Lionel Messi scored a brace. The Norwegian tactician has now admitted that rebuilding process must be done for Manchester United to reach the level of Barcelona.
“We know there’s work to be done, I’ve said all along this isn’t going to change overnight and the next few years are going be massive to get to the level of Barcelona and other teams are at. “We have spoken to the players we need to get the best out of each other and create an environment of top, top class attitude world class attitude every single day. “We’ve got good players to work with and at the moment we’ve done really well to get to the quarters and challenge for top four but as I said we’ve got a rebuilding job and it starts with the coaches and players, and with one or two additions,” Solskjaer explained according to UK Sun.
After crashing out of the Champions League, Manchester United will now focus on finishing the ongoing Premier League season among the top four. With five games to go, the Red Devils are currently occupying sixth position with 64 points. Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Barcelona made it to the semifinal stage of the UEFA Champions League for the first time since 2014-15 season after beating Manchester United 3-0 at the Camp Nou on Tuesday night, April 16. The Catalans came into the fixture with a goal advantage from the first leg at Old Trafford barely one week ago with Luke Shaw scoring an own goal.