Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

Solskjaer Longs For A Return

Solskjaer Longs For A Return

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is driven on by a dream - to play again at Old Trafford.

The Manchester United striker returned to action after an 19-month absence following knee surgery with a 45-minute run-out for the reserves last night.

While the 32-year-old claims he can hack it in the reserves, pulling on the number 20 first-team shirt remains his goal.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: 'The big step has not been taken yet. Playing in this match is just part of the recovery.

'There was never any doubt in my mind I could play at this level but I am still not where I want to be and that's at Old Trafford. I have to work hard to achieve my goal and my dream it is to play there again.

'It is early days yet. I am just taking it one day at a time. Of course there has been frustration but you get reality checks when things happen to other people.

'Now, though, I am training with the first team, which is bit different to being with the reserves. It is a quicker tempo. Let's just wait and see if I can get back in the first team.

'The lads are ready for Benfica. It has been hard in Europe and we have not created too many chances. But everyone is really looking forward to the game. That's what we are all about - big challenges.'

Writer:Cantona
Date:Tuesday December 6 2005
Time: 5:52PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Manchester United Articles

Villa Want United Keeper on a Permanent Basis

Down at Villa Park, Manchester United`s loan keeper, Sam Johnstone, continues to make a huge impression.

Swansea City v Manchester United (EFL Cup) - Match Officials

This Tuesday evening, Manchester United continue their defence of the EFL Cup they won last season when they face Swansea City, at the Liberty Stadium.

Oberlin - One That Got Away from United

The chance to join Manchester United is only offered to the chosen few.

United Bid Rejected by Villa

For a promising young striker.

Archived Vital United Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Editor email
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

EFL Cup - Swansea v Manchester United?
Suggested By: Red Boy
Swansea to Win!25%
Manchester United to Win!75%
A Draw after 90 minutes!0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Write for Vital Football