Ole Gunner Solskjaer's message to his staff at the end of Man Utd 3-1 Huddersfield

Ole Gunner Solskjaer on the Man Utd bench

Ole Gunner Solskjaer could not have asked for a better start to his career as Manchester United manager.

After being named as the man to succeed Jose Mourinho until the end of the season, the Norwegian has wasted no time in getting the team playing and scoring.

United followed up their recent 5-1 win away at Cardiff with an impressive 3-1 victory at home to Huddersfield.

Nemanja Matic surprisingly opened the scoring from a corner, before Paul Pogba stepped up with a brilliant brace.

The Frenchman's upturn in form is the clearest evidence of Solskjaer's positive impact at Old Trafford so far since his move from Molde.

And the interim boss revealed his message to his staff at the end of the game, which yet again sums up what he's trying to achieve at the club where he was a legend as a player.



Solskjaer said: "I said to the staff towards the end, next week we will have Sanchez, Martial and Lukaku then we will really finish them off."

Suddenly, United's squad - especially going forward - is looking rather big.

If Solskjaer's style can have such a quick impact on Pogba's form, perhaps the same can be applied to Alexis Sanchez.

The Chilean has been absent for a number of weeks due to a serious hamstring injury.

Sanchez in action

However, at the time of his knock, it felt like a relief for fans after months and months of woeful displays from the former Arsenal man.

As for Romelu Lukaku, the Belgian certainly needs a change of environment and dressing room atmosphere after enduring a very tough time in 2018/19.

United's next two games pit them against struggling Bournemouth and Newcastle, perfect fixtures to try and build the confidence of more players in the squad.

After that, the Red Devils face a tough trip to Tottenham, in what will be Solskjaer's sternest examination yet.

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