Solskjaer lament on tight fixtures for United in the Premier League as he prepares to face Aston Villa, Leicester City and Liverpool in a week.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunner Solskjaer lament on the tight schedule faced by his team but claims they are ready.
United will play three Premier League game in a week including the postponed Liverpool game.
Solskjaer who express how unhappy he his with the fixture explained how it could affect his players.
The Norwegian is also full of confidence with the qualities he possesses in his team as they can scale through the tight schedule.
Speaking with the media Solskjaer stated that: “You’ve just got to go game by game, one step at a time. We’ve been handed a very bad hand. The cards are not very good because the intensity of the Premier League is so, so high and the quality is so high.
“We’ve just got to make sure we tick one off at a time. But the players are ready for it, I’m ready for it, the coaches are ready for it. It’s a challenge we’ll take head on. It’s not like we’ll just throw the toys out of the pram and feel sorry for ourselves.
“That’s not the way we are. But I had to express how unhappy I am with how they can risk injuries for the players. That’s what I’ve got to look after. I’ve got to look after them.”
He further spoke on the game against Aston Villa which will take place later today as he admits how difficult it will be.
“Difficult game again,” he said. “We played them just before Christmas, was it? January, was it January? It’s been so long this season, but a 2-1 win, hard-fought.
“We played them in pre-season. Difficult, they’ve had an unbelievable… not unbelievable because nothing surprises you, but I know that Dean [Smith] and John [Terry] we met them in pre-season and you saw the quality and organisation was different and they’ve had a very good season.
“They beat Everton last week, so we know it’s going to be hard, but we’re looking forward to it. We’ve had some very good results down there, both against Villa and other teams.”