Manchester United’s caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed that he is not interested in breaking the 73-year-old club record held by Sir Matt Busby and is instead only looking forward to the game against Tottenham Hotspur.
Solskjaer became only the second manager in the history of the club to win his first five games in charge, equaling Busby and has the opportunity to break that record when his team takes on Spurs in the Premier League on Sunday.
However, the Norwegian has insisted that he does not look at his records currently while he is in the position, and will probably only do so 20 years from now.
“I don’t care,” Solskjaer said, according to Goal. “Not now. I might sit down in 20 years’ time and look at whatever records I have.
Interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists that he does not care about breaking Matt Busby’s Manchester United record.
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“When I’m in a position, I never look back on what I’m doing that way. Never, ever.”
Nevertheless, he will have the chance to create history when they take on Spurs in the Premier League and it will also be a test of what his team can do against a top class opposition, considering they have had relatively easy games so far.
“Spurs away, that’s a proper test,” Solskjaer said. “They have performed fantastically this season, they’ve got a great way of playing. There will be loads of things we need to look at.
“He [Pochettino] has got them performing really well over the last few seasons. Both as individuals and we have to look at the team unit and how we play against them.”
It remains to be seen what the outcome of the game will be, as it will have repercussions for all four clubs who are in the race for the top four.