Luke Shaw opens up about Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s impact at Man United
The Man United star discusses Ole Gunner Solskjaer's impact at the 20-time English champions
Luke Shaw says the buzz is back at Manchester United since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s appointment as interim manager at Old Trafford.
The former Manchester United manager took over the reins of the 20-time English champions last month after the Red Devils decided to part company with Jose Mourinho.
Solskjaer has endured a strong start to his Old Trafford managerial career following four successive victories after a 2-0 win at Newcastle mid-week.
Manchester United were 5-1 winners at Cardiff City in Wales in his opening fixture before a 3-1 home win against Huddersfield Town and a 4-1 victory over Bournemouth last weekend.
The Red Devils scored 12 times in their first three Premier League games under the former Norway striker to suggest Solskjaer has helped to rekindle their attacking verve before their victory at St James’ Park.
Manchester United had managed to win just five Premier League games before Mourinho’s dismissal last month and the mood around Old Trafford was decidedly downbeat.
However, England international Shaw confirmed that Solskjaer has brought back the feel-good factor at Manchester United since his appointment last month.
“Ole has a completely different style to his way and we are adapting to that and enjoying it and that’s the main thing,” Shaw told Sky Sports.
“There’s a great buzz around the place with Ole coming back in, there’s a lot of good things to look forward to.
“Ole is a really positive and friendly guy and knows this club really well as he was here for many years and he knows what the club needs. He is here for six months and it’s a massive thing for him to do an amazing job and that would be great for him.
“We all back him and want the best for him as much as he wants the best for us. We all have to work together and keep doing the right things and keep smiles on faces and keep winning matches.”
Manchester United will be hoping to mount a top-four challenge in the second half of the Premier League season following Solskjaer’s appointment.
The Red Devils – who beat Reading 2-0 in the FA Cup third round on Saturday – finished in second place in the Premier League table last season, which was their best finish since 2013.