#OleOut was the number one trending topic on Twitter during West Ham 2-0 Manchester United

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Manchester United's search for an away win continues after they suffered a 2-0 defeat to West Ham.

The Red Devils haven't won away from Old Trafford in the Premier League since February, just one statistic that sums up an alarming run of form. 

It's long been apparent that the feel-good factor generated by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's arrival last December was only ever going to be a short-lived fillip. 

The Norwegian even found himself under the spotlight in the second half of last season - and that scrutiny has only intensified in the new campaign. 

The 2019/20 season got off to a flyer with that 4-0 win over Chelsea. However, since then, they've drawn with Wolves, lost at home to Crystal Palace, drawn with Southampton, before managing narrow wins over Leicester and Astana. 

Solskjaer made nine changes from Thursday's Europa League, er... triumph, if you can call it that. 

Even before a ball had been kicked at the London Stadium, eyebrows were being raised by the return of Nemanja Matic and the fact that most of United's most promising youngsters were left on the bench. 

And it all ended with Jesse Lingard essentially playing up front on his own. It was a mess, once again. 

Solskjaer under pressure 

Is Solskjaer's to blame? Gary Neville seemed to sympathise with him, commentating on Sky Sports when United were trailing: 


"The squad's so depleted, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks behind him and thinks 'which one of them do I put on?'"

Jose Mourinho suffered one of his lowest moments in Stratford and many of the same problems are still cropping up.

There were familiar chants of "you're getting sacked in the morning" from the West Ham fans aimed towards the away dugout and on Twitter, some United fans were turning on Solskjaer themselves. 

#OleOut trends on Twitter 

During the second half - even before Aaron Cresswell added a second for the hosts - the number one trending topic in the UK was #OleOut. 


Some United supporters have seen enough from their fan favourite. 

Perhaps most alarming was United's lack of energy and effort. 

There is undoubtedly something wrong. If things don't change soon, might Ed Woodward have a decision to make?

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