Report claims Solskjaer is ‘angry’ he’s not appreciated enough for the work he’s done at Old Trafford

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reportedly refused to step down as the manager of Manchester United, despite the side’s early season struggles.

United are nine points adrift of top place in the league, after winning just two of their last six matches.

United also suffered embarrassing defeats to the likes of Liverpool and Manchester City, which has intensified calls for Solskjaer to leave the role as manager of Manchester United.

Former Red Devil, Rio Ferdinand, is one of those who have questioned the Norwegian’s ability to continue to lead Man United, while asking him to step down.

“I was always deep down a bit sceptical. Could he take us on to be champions? I wasn’t fully convinced, I hoped he would be able to do that. But what I’ve seen this season I just feel it might be the time now for the baton to be handed over to somebody else who can take us on now,” said Ferdinand.

However, The Sun claims that Solskjaer is frustrated at the comments that have trailed United’s recent troubles, and he’s refusing to step down because he wants to see out his tenure.

The former Molde boss is reportedly unhappy, and feels unappreciated for the work he’s done at the club.

Solskjaer has been United’s coach for almost three years, in a period that has seen the team finish second and third in the league. We also lost the Europa League final to Villareal last season.

Meanwhile, the gaffer is expected to be in charge when United play Watford this weekend.