Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is relishing Sunday’s showdown with Liverpool and insists his gamers are prepared for “an incredible check” after Manchester United claimed prime spot within the Premier League.
Paul Pogba’s deflected second-half volley secured a 1-0 victory over Burnley at Turf Moor that noticed United open up a three-point cushion over the champions forward of their conflict on Tremendous Sunday – dwell on Sky Sports activities.
The victory additionally prolonged United’s unbeaten away run within the league to fifteen video games and means they sit prime of the pile after 17 video games for the primary time since their final title-winning marketing campaign beneath Sir Alex Ferguson in 2012/13.
“It’s a superb place to be in,” Solskjaer instructed Sky Sports activities. “After all we all know we’re going to the champions who’ve had an unbelievable three-and-a-half-seasons, we all know it’s going to be a tough sport for us, however we’re prepared for it.
“We couldn’t have requested for a greater time to play them as a result of we’re in fine condition, good kind and hungry, which is an efficient factor as a result of these boys need to get higher and that’s the check of their character and high quality.”
In his post-match press convention, Solskjaer added:
“We’re wanting ahead to it. After all, we take pleasure in being the place we’re [at the top of the league] at any time, be that the primary sport or the final sport, which is a giant, large distinction.
“We’re wanting ahead to it, it’s an incredible check of the place we’re at in opposition to a great workforce. We’re nearly midway by the season so it’s somewhat little bit of a sign of the place you’re at, however nobody will bear in mind the league desk on January 12.”
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