Solskjaer tips McTominay to enjoy long United career

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane and Man Utd midfielder Paul Pogba

United would have moved up to third in the Premier League with a victory but they played poorly and suffered a damaging defeat, just as they did at Molineux in the FA Cup on March 16.

With the loss, Man United now risk finishing outside top three in the Premier League and will depend on other results with just seven matches to go.

"We will use one or two days to analyse and recover and then we will prepare for Barcelona, which will be a fantastic challenge for the club", said Solskjaer, who scored a famous injury-time victor in United's 1999 Champions League triumph.

United could have been 3-0 up inside the first 20 minutes before Diogo Jota cancelled out Scott McTominay's first senior goal.

A run of three defeats in four games in all competitions has seen United lose ground at a crucial time of the season but Solskjaer was still satisfied with the way his side performed. "We created enough chances to win the game so I don't think there's any "resetting" (after his fast start as United manager)". Or could have. We created our own downfall really.

"The decision to give Solskjaer the job full-time, I think it's a insane, crazy decision, particularly now before the end of the season", he said to talkSPORT on Tuesday night.

United went down to 10 men in the 57th minute when right back Young was sent off for a second yellow card after a reckless hack on Jota.

The 22-year-old was one of the only United players to show some fire, and display a will to win, even if it wasn't our night.

Smalling put into his own net from close range with 13 minutes left to win it for Wolves, who sit seventh in the league ahead of Sunday's FA Cup semi-final against Watford.

He said: "No, there's no such thing". He gave us a goal threat, energy and legs - very pleased with him.

"The preparation starts now for the semi-final - we will rest and prepare for a hard game".

And following a below-par performance against Wolves on Tuesday, ex-Old Trafford player Ince questioned the £90m former Juventus man's desire to stay at the club.

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