Ole Gunnar Solskjaer claims Manchester United players were 'petty and showed a lack of ambition'

WATFORD, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 20: Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reacts to the United fans after the Premier League match between Watford and Manchester United at Vicarage Road on November 20, 2021 in Watford, England. (Photo by Mark Leech/Offside/Offside via Getty Images)
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has lifted the lid on his time as manager at Manchester United, revealing that players "lacked the ambition" required at an elite club.

Sacked in November 2021, Solskjaer failed to win a trophy during his three years in charge at the club. However, the former Manchester United boss highlighted that certain players turned down the opportunity to captain the side for certain games.

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Ryan Dabbs
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Ryan is a staff writer for FourFourTwo, joining the team full-time in October 2022. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before eventually earning himself a position with FourFourTwo permanently. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer while a Trainee News Writer at Future.