Solskjaer aims dig at Liverpool and says it won’t take Man Utd 30 years to win their next title

OLE GUNNAR SOLSKJAER has taunted Liverpool by claiming it will not take Manchester United 30 years to win back the title.

Solskjaer faces arguably the biggest game of his United reign on Sunday, when hated rivals Liverpool visit Old Trafford boasting a 100 per cent start to the season.

Solskjaer, who won six titles as a player, is in a tricky spot as a manager
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Kenny Dalglish’s successful team of 1990 were the last Reds side to win the league
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It has raised Kop hopes of becoming champions for the first time since 1990.

Solskjaer is under mounting pressure to get a result.

Yet when the United chief was asked if a rebuilding job based on youngsters will take years to blossom, he had a reply straight from the Sir Alex Ferguson book of mind games.

Solskjaer answered: “Look, I’m sure we will bounce back and win the league — and I’m sure it won’t be 30 years until the next Premier League that we win.”

It was pure Fergie, plucking a well chosen and even better directed barb at their fiercest rivals ahead of a crucial clash.

United are toiling just a point above the relegation zone in 14th and with just two wins all season.

And they go into this afternoon’s battle with bookmakers quoting them at their highest ever odds for a home game — 4-1.

By contrast, Liverpool have won all eight league games — and 17 in a row going back to last season.

Another today will equal Manchester City’s Prem record of two years ago.

Yet Solskjaer is not targeting anything but three points, however high Jurgen Klopp’s men are flying.

Liverpool are launching towards the title
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United’s troubles are hardly new
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He insisted: “You never take a draw when you’re at Man United, you just don’t. I want to go out there and get three points.

“We need points, it doesn’t matter if it’s Liverpool, Man City or Brighton.

“We want to win games, we need to start winning games, so let’s see how the game pans out.”


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