Ole knows significance of Chelsea clash
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is hoping to cut the gap to fourth-placed Chelsea to just three points when we lock horns with the Blues on Monday.
United currently trail Frank Lampard’s side by six points in the Premier League, meaning a victory could move us to within touching distance of the Champions League positions.
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On our penultimate day in Spain, the lads have been continuing their hard work.
“Yeah a win gives us a three-point gap and, of course, that's what we've got to aim for,”Ole told the media during Friday’s pre-match press conference.
“We've played them twice already this season and done well, but Chelsea are a good team. They are at home, but we're going to go there to try to win the game.
“We've got to, to give us more belief and more hope and give us confidence that we can kick on, because we need to kick on.”
During our 16-day hiatus from Premier League action, the Reds have spent time in Marbella on a warm-weather training camp.
“I think it's beneficial for absolutely everyone in the squad, individually, the team, but also the other teams and the league,”he said.
“I think the league will see a benefit from it. I think the quality of the football will improve, because December and January were relentless for us, so it is a good move by the authorities to give that weekend, because at Man United you never get a space of two weeks without a game really.
“It's just up to the boys to show that freshness that they've shown this week.”
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