Ole Gunnar Solskjær insists his strikers must step up against Barcelona

Ole Gunnar Solskjær insists his strikers must step up against Barcelona

15-Apr-2019 19:21:43 | The Guardian

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Ole Gunnar Solskjær called on his strikers to step up as Manchester United look to overcome a 1-0 home defeat to beat Barcelona at the Camp Nou and progress to the Champions League semi-finals, describing doubts over who could provide goals as “the $100m question”.

United need to score at least once at the Camp Nou, with Solskjær insisting that “if it’s a game with a lot of goals in it we have a better chance of going through”. But his side registered a single shot on target in the first leg at Old Trafford and the manager admitted that while the remarkable comeback at the Parc des Princes has given them belief, they will need to play considerably better in Catalonia. Solskjær’s response to United’s shortage of goals also suggested that he sees it as a personnel problem, and a costly one to fix.

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