Ole Gunnar Solskjaer calls showdown meeting with Manchester United squad after Cardiff defeat

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer calls showdown meeting with Manchester United squad after Cardiff defeat



Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side have been summoned to Carrington (Picture: Getty)Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has ordered his Manchester United squad to return to the training ground on Monday for a full debrief of the club’s dismal end of season form.
The Red Devils signed off a discouraging 18/19 campaign with a poor 2-0 defeat against Cardiff City at Old Trafford and Solskjaer’s squad gave a lap of honour to a half-empty crowd afterwards.
Traditionally, the United squad have been given permission to start their summer holidays immediately after the final game of the season.
However, Solskjaer doesn’t want the season to end without a frank discussion on what needs to be done next term to ensure the club are competing again.
The Norwegian has summoned the squad to the club’s training ground at 10am on Monday and plans to speak to them initially as a group.

Solskjaer doesn’t want the season to end without a debrief (Picture: Getty)Solskjaer will make clear that the club’s performance this season has not been good enough and will warn his squad that they will be put through a vigorous pre-season to get them up to speed.
The 49-year-old then plans to speak to three or four players individually as he enters what is set to be a chaotic first summer in charge.
Ander Herrera is set to join Paris-Saint Germain on a free transfer after confirming his departure from the club, while Juan Mata is yet to agree an extension and Antonio Valencia departs after ten years at Old Trafford.
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Solskjaer is keen on getting Alexis Sanchez off the books and will also listen to offers for Romelu Lukaku.
United want to keep Paul Pogba for at least another season but fear the midfielder has already made up his mind on a move to Real Madrid.
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