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Giggs reveals how Solskjaer criticized Mourinho before taking over

Former Manchester United captain, Ryan Giggs has revealed what Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said about former manager Jose Mourinho.

Solskjaer was appointed caretaker manager just days after Mourinho was sacked following a disappointing start to the 2018/2019 season.

Since taking over, Solskjaer has managed to win six out of his first six games which includes a very crucial one against Tottenham last Sunday.

Speaking about what the new manager  had to say about Mourinho before taking over, Giggs said,

“It’s little tweaks. It’s like you see with golfers. Just a little tweak to the game that someone else on the outside might have seen.

“Ole’s been to a few games before he took over. I was at a game next to him, and he was pointing out to me: “Look at the full-backs, they’re not high enough.”

“Things that we were used to, things that you associate with Man United teams.

“OK you score two, we’ll score three and I think he’s instilled that back into them that we need to score goals, we need to attack and if we’re all higher up the pitch then it just poses the opposition that question.

“All of a sudden teams are going from, “right it’s Man United, we’ve got a chance today” to actually, “oh yeah, we’ll be defending, we’ll be deeper”.

“With the front players that United have got, not only the starting players but the ones coming off the bench, you’ve seen [Alexis] Sanchez, you’ve seen [Romelu] Lukaku now having an impact.

“It rivals any team within the Premier League the firepower that United have got.”

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