Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s private fears amid speculation over his future
The Red Devils have won just three of 11 matches in all competitions this season.
There is plenty of unrest amongst United fans about the Norwegian, with #OleOut trending on Twitter on multiple occasions.
And the Daily Mail claim that Solskjaer knows the expectations of him given the poor start this term.
It is thought that the 46-year-old is privately anticipating that he must finish in the top six this season and lift a trophy next year.
United have only failed to secure European football once since 1990 as David Moyes led them to sixth place in his only season in charge.
The board understand that a huge rebuilding process is still underway at Old Trafford – and are thought to be ready to back the boss in the transfer market.
The report also outlines how the new transfer policy – which saw Harry Maguire, Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Daniel James all snapped up – is now the priority.
The targeting of young, British talent will be the blueprint for whoever is in charge at United – whether that is Solskjaer or not.
The majority of their spending is unlikely to happen in January, having been scarred by the recent Alexis Sanchez fiasco.
Instead, they will continue to use their wide scouting network to pinpoint the right players to resurrect the club.
The recruitment team have already reportedly given six targets to transfer chiefs Ed Woodward and Matt Judge.
United return from the international break to face Liverpool next Sunday (4:30pm).