Ole Gunnar Solskjaer almost embarrassed to hear Old Trafford applaud Manchester United players

first_imgAdvertisement Solskjaer believes players need to look at themselves after a difficult campaign (Picture: Getty)That form wrecked United’s hopes of snatching a place in next season’s Champions League, with Chelsea and Tottenham securing qualification spots ahead of the Red Devils and Arsenal.United finished as close to relegation as to league winners Manchester City, with a massive 32 points separating the Red Devils and their local rivals.Solskjaer faces a huge task this summer to turn United around and has demanded a £200million-plus spending spree, as well as ordering the sales of several first-team regulars.Ander Herrera and Antonio Valencia played their final game for United against Cardiff, while Solskjaer attempted to bed in talent from the youth academy by handing forward Mason Greenwood his first start in the league.MORE: Manchester United flop Alexis Sanchez apologises to fans after pathetic season Comment Solskjaer was massively disappointed with another dismal result (Picture: Getty)Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted it was ‘near-embarrassing’ to see Manchester United players applauded by a brilliant Old Trafford support after their disastrous end to the season.Cardiff City inflicted a humiliating 2-0 defeat on United at Old Trafford, condemning the Red Devils to a sixth place finish under Solskjaer.A dreadful defensive performance brought a dismal campaign to a close and Solskjaer conceded he felt awful to see the support his players received after another forgettable display.‘It’s near-embarrassing when you walk off the pitch clapping them and you get the support we have. That’s the base of this club, the foundation is so great. We’ll come back again,’ Solskjaer said.ADVERTISEMENT Man United 0-2 Cardiff: Solskjaer post-match press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 6:40FullscreenMan United 0-2 Cardiff: Solskjaer post-match press conferencehttps://metro.co.uk/video/man-united-0-2-cardiff-solskjaer-post-match-press-conference-1923896/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘We’ve got good players who have gone through a difficult season. There’s different reasons for players having a bad season.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘Some might be their fault, the club’s fault or our fault. Some might look in the mirror and say: “I can do better”.’United put together an unbeaten run of 11 games under Solskjaer when he replaced Jose Mourinho in December, but have managed just two wins in their last 12 matches since naming the Norwegian on a permanent basis. Coral BarrySunday 12 May 2019 7:34 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link301Shares Ole Gunnar Solskjaer almost embarrassed to hear Old Trafford applaud Manchester United players Advertisementlast_img

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