Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the former Manchester United manager, turned down Michael Carrick’s and other coaches’ appeals.


Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the former Manchester United manager, turned down Michael Carrick’s and other coaches’ appeals.

In the latter stages of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s tenure, his coaching staff could have been jeopardized.

According to reports, in the latter stages of his tenure, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ignored calls from his coaches to change tactics.

After months of underwhelming performances and results, United fired Solskjaer on Sunday, but the coaching staff remains in place for the time being.

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Michael Carrick is in charge of the first team, with Mike Phelan and Kieran McKenna flanking him.

During Solskjaer’s time in charge, the trio was said to be in charge of all training sessions.

Following the Norwegian’s departure on Tuesday, they got off to a winning start, defeating Villarreal 2-0 to advance to the Champions League knockout stages.

And if Solskjaer hadn’t vetoed their ideas and tactical outlook, United could have had more similar results this season.

Carrick and McKenna, according to the Manchester Evening News, wanted United to change their style of play earlier in order to counter their defensive problems.

Prior to the 5-0 thrashing at the hands of Liverpool, the two were urging Solskjaer to switch to a three-man defense.

Solskjaer initially ignored their advice, but for their match against Tottenham Hotspur last month, he switched to the formation.

It failed to deliver in the 2-2 draw at Atalanta and the 2-0 home defeat to Manchester City after it helped United respond in a 3-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur.

United are widely regarded as a counter-attacking team, but Solskjaer opted for a more offensive approach, which he admitted could have cost him his job.

United returned to winning ways in Carrick’s first game in charge on Tuesday night, defeating Villarreal in Spain.

According to the MEN, there was ‘widespread disbelief’ that United had not fired any of Solskjaer’s backroom staff, including Carrick.

McKenna’s’school teacher’ methods, according to whispers in the dressing room, are particularly unpopular.

Prior to Tuesday’s game, United legend Paul Scholes was candid about the situation, suggesting that ex-teammate Carrick and his fellow coaching staff should’ve left with Solskjaer after ‘letting the club down.’

“It is,” he said to BT Sport.

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