United are nonetheless looking for their first trophy since Solskjaer took cost in 2018.

They completed second within the Premier League final season and misplaced the Europa League remaining towards Villarreal, who go to Old Trafford within the Champions League on Wednesday.

Neville added to the strain on his former United team-mate when he stated Solskjaer must win trophies inside 12 to 18 months due to the backing he has loved within the switch market.

Five-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo, England winger Jadon Sancho and France defender Raphael Varane joined United within the final switch window, with Bruno Fernandes and Edinson Cavani arriving in 2020.

But United exited the League Cup earlier this month and are backside of their Champions League group after conceding a stoppage-time winner at Young Boys within the opening recreation.

“That strain is a privilege. To work on this atmosphere, it’s important to embrace that strain,” Solskjaer advised reporters on Tuesday.

“Yes, I’ve been backed. The progress and course of has labored nicely. But we’re in a outcomes enterprise. 

“We’ve improved, expectations have improved with the signings and higher performances. 

“I’m right here to win and Gary is aware of that. He’s all the time obtained masses to say!

“I’m used to Gary. He’s all the time stated so much, after I was sat subsequent to him as nicely within the dressing-room.”

Neville additionally referred to as Solskjaer’s group an “odd bunch” as a consequence of a bent to win video games by way of moments of particular person brilliance fairly than collective performances.

United misplaced 1-0 to Aston Villa within the Premier League on Saturday, lacking the prospect to go prime of the desk and making it three defeats of their final 4 video games in all competitions.

“At this membership we’ve got an obligation to win and in a sure fashion,” Solskjaer added.

“Sometimes that is dangerous and also you lose one or two (matches). That’s the best way we do issues and we’ll get there.”

Solskjaer confirmed a calf harm will sideline his captain Harry Maguire for some weeks, whereas left-back Luke Shaw is a doubt for Wednesday’s match.

Unai Emery’s third positioned Villarreal are one level forward of United in Group F after their draw with Atalanta.

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