Manchester United captain Harry Maguire insists everybody has “enormous respect” for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer amid criticism they have been now not taking part in for the supervisor.
The Norwegian coach was sacked on Sunday after the workforce’s embarrassing 4-1 defeat to Watford at Vicarage Street lower than 24 hours earlier.
Talking after the defeat, former England captains Wayne Rooney and Alan Shearer slammed Solskjaer’s gamers for his or her work charge in opposition to the Hornets.
“May the gamers have performed extra? 100 per cent,” stated United legend and present Derby supervisor Rooney.
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“I used to be so disillusioned watching that sport at Watford. As a supervisor you already know you’ll be able to set the workforce up, put together, form them however there isn’t a excuse for a few of them performances. None in any respect.”
Shearer added: “They’ve stopped working for the supervisor. They’ve stopped taking part in for the supervisor and when you’ve got a participant popping out saying they don’t know what to do, nicely that’s the supervisor.
“However the gamers can exit and have effort and perspective in order that tells you what they consider the supervisor. That’s not the primary time we’ve seen gamers cease working for the supervisor and it gained’t be the final time.”
However Maguire, who was despatched off in United’s defeat to Watford, insists the gamers respect Solskjaer and are decided to beat Villarreal in Tuesday’s Champions League conflict.
“We had a lot respect for the boss. We have been on a journey collectively. For him to return and communicate to us, it was tough to be in.
“However that confirmed how a lot we needed to succeed. We have been on this collectively. In the end the supervisor has paid the worth and we take enormous duty.
“We all know we have not been ok. We have to get this membership again to the place it was. The latest performances have not been ok.
“The supervisor spoke to us, it was an emotional day. Everybody has enormous respect for Ole and he’ll stay a legend of the membership.
“I will not go into an excessive amount of depth, however he wished us nicely and stated we have to get again on monitor. We have not been delivering collectively and the outcomes pay the worth.
“It is snowballed from one factor to a different. We have to search out one thing inside ourselves. To search out that focus to go and get a consequence that we’d like.”