Solskjaer not worried by fixture congestion
Manchester United caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists he is not worried about fixture congestion ahead of two games in the space of five days.
The in-form Reds are in Emirates FA Cup action at Arsenal on Friday night before the focus will shift to the home clash against Burnley in the Premier League on Tuesday evening.
Although it seems inevitable some will deem a draw, and replay, against the Gunners as the ‘worst possible result’ for both clubs, the Norwegian appears unfazed by any prospect of the games starting to pile up.
Ole’s men resume the UEFA Champions League campaign with the home encounter with Paris Saint-Germain on 12 February, while progress for either, or both of, United and Manchester City to the sixth round of the FA Cup will mean the derby, currently scheduled for 16 March, will be postponed.
None of the upcoming matters appear to be troubling Solskjaer, who is merely focused on the job in hand. “It [the Burnley game] is not straight after [Arsenal],” he said at his press conference ahead of the trip to London. “We’ve got plenty of time.