Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in high hopes as he anticipates the Premier League “Project Restart”

Kobby Lavish
By Kobby Lavish
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has a lot of confidence ahead of the resumption of the Premier league and he is very happy with the competitiveness in his current squad.

The Red Devils will be hosted by Tottenham Hotspur on June 19 as scheduled by the Project Restart plan.

Solskjaer’s side will be hoping to continue their 11 games unbeaten run to register a spot in the top four as well as challenging to win the titles in both the FA Cup and the Europa League competitions.

The manger on Manchester United’s official page said: “The first game is two weeks from today so we need to step up the training and get an edge to our game again”.


He also added, “Everyone knows that we will have to be at our best, have to be focused [against Tottenham]”.

“We know it’s a big game for everyone. We had Chelsea when we started the league this season so I’m confident that our players can go into the Tottenham game with that mentality of going there to play a very good game of football.”

Manchester United will welcome Sheffield United at Old Trafford on June 24 after facing Spurs and then away to Brighton on June 30 after playing Norwich City in the FA Cup quarter-final on June 27.

A tough ride for United but the Norwegian believes his players are ready for these fixtures and would as well level up training activities.


He said: “Training has been about recapping what we did well, tweaking maybe one or two things and looking at some new ideas, but hopefully we can see a lot of what we saw towards the end before the lockdown”

“We’ve got games coming weekend, midweek, weekend for a spell so you have to focus on ourselves and not just on that one, first game.”

“I think everyone can see over the last few months how the players have behaved and dealt with the situation and how we as a club have dealt with it. The players have kept themselves fit as well, which has been great.”

“The weather was fantastic when they got going in small groups and gradually now, as we’ve got into contact training, you can see a little bit more of the edge but also the camaraderie and team bonding.”

“That’s vital for me in a team. That’s one of the main things, that we are a team and the team goes before anything else.”

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