Rio Ferdinand stated he’s listening to Manchester United chiefs are nonetheless backing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer however believes that would change if outcomes don’t enhance.
Solskjaer is underneath stress after an inconsistent begin to the 2019-20 season and the MEN understands former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has been sounded out about the opportunity of turning into the membership’s subsequent supervisor.
United suffered a shock 2-1 defeat to Istanbul Basaksehir within the Champions League in midweek, which adopted a 1-Zero house loss to Arsenal within the Premier League.
They’ve solely taken seven factors from their opening six league fixtures, leaving them 15th within the desk going into Saturday’s match at Everton.
Forward of that sport, Ferdinand was requested about Solskjaer’s future at Outdated Trafford.
“It is determined by the hierarchy on the membership,” the previous United defender advised BT Sport. “The information popping out of the membership, to my ears, is that they’re not trying to find a substitute, they’re very a lot behind Ole, they’ve invested by way of recruitment for him and so they’re hopefully going to let him see that out.
“But when outcomes do proceed on this vein, then they’ll need to reassess that.
“The larger downside for Ole and his employees is that he’ll be strolling into Goodison Park at the moment not understanding in any respect what kind of efficiency he’s going to get from his group and that’s a worrying signal.”
Ferdinand added: “What I fear about with Ole is that his document is analogous – if not, worse off – than Jose Mourinho and Louis van Gaal. So, what are the hierarchy excited about Ole Gunnar Solskjaer?
“If he continues like this, then certainly the top is sort of close to. I don’t need it to occur with Ole as he’s an ex teammate of mine, however it’s worthwhile to see a response.”