Manchester United: Solskjaer not looking too far ahead

02 November 2021 00:22:37 GMTPlus10
Solskjaer focused on Italian job

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists he isn't thinking ahead to Manchester United's meeting with Manchester City and is solely focused on Tuesday's Champions League trip to Atalanta.

United can be backed at 2.30 to pick up a third successive win in the competition when they head to 2.87 Atalanta, while the draw is available at 3.60.

Italian job up next

The Champions League has offered some much-needed solace from United's struggles in the Premier League and they sit top of Group F with six points.

After losing to Young Boys on matchday one, the Red Devils have sealed back-to-back victories over Villarreal and Atalanta at Old Trafford.

They head back out on the road on Tuesday to take on third-placed Atalanta after beating Tottenham 3-0 on Saturday to snap a four-game winless streak in the league.

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Boss not thinking about City clash

Solskjaer's men host Manchester City in the top-flight on Saturday, however, the Norwegian insists he isn't thinking that far ahead and wants to ensure they get the job done in Bergamo.

"We are in good position [in the group] after winning our home games [against Villarreal and Atalanta] but we need a result away too," Solskjaer said.

"All the focus on this one. We've not been thinking about that [the Manchester derby] at all. Everyone is focused."

United overturned a 2-0 half-time deficit to beat Atalanta when the two clubs met on matchday three with Marcus Rashford, Harry Maguire and Cristiano Ronaldo registering.

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