Manchester United vs Manchester City: The worrying derby record which threatens to end Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s top four hopes


Manchester United vs Manchester City: The worrying derby record which threatens to end Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s top four hopes

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has a major rebuilding job to tackle at Manchester United, with the Norwegian fully aware of the size of the task he has on his hands.

Solskjaer made an incredible start to life at Old Trafford while in interim charge – winning his first eight matches and breaking various records along the way.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer apologised to the Manchester United faithful after their embarrassing defeat at Everton

However, the honeymoon period has well and truly ended, with United losing six of their last eight games in all competitions since the thrilling 3-1 win over Paris Saint Germain.

As a result their top-four hopes hang in the balance, with United set for another trophyless season.

Wednesday night’s derby meeting with Manchester City is of critical importance to both sides – with Pep Guardiola’s men chasing a second successive Premier League title.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is vying for a second Premier League title in a row