Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he has the long-term backing of the Manchester United board.
It has been speculated that a third loss in a week against Everton at Goodison Park on Saturday could cost Solskjaer his job.
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But the Norwegian is confident that the Glazers and Executive Vice President Ed Woodward will not be swayed by short-term setbacks.
“All my talks with the club have been planned for the long term,” Solskjaer told a news conference on Friday.
“Of course, we want short-term results, but I have had a positive dialogue with the plans that we have put in place. For me, I have had support since I entered the big picture.”
Solskjaer is United’s fourth permanent coach since Sir Alex Ferguson’s 27-year reign came to an end in 2013. David Moyes, Louis van Gaal and José Mourinho lasted less than three years and Solskjaer has urged United to break the cycle of layoffs and ownership. again with a new coach.
“We have planted a seed and the tree is growing,” Solskjaer said.
“Some clubs just break down that tree and see if it’s still growing and see if it’s still getting water underneath. And the club needs to look at the bigger picture, we can’t think and react to one or two outcomes, we have to look further.”