Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted that Manchester United need to change their entire mentality after they fell to an embarrassing defeat to Cardiff.
Cardiff had already been relegated before kick-off, but that didn’t stop them causing an upset, adding to United’s recent misery by condemning them to a 2-0 loss.
The Red Devils have ended the season on a run of six games without a win in all competitions, but Solskjaer – quickly becoming a man under pressure – wasn’t afraid to admit that their problems run deeper than their recent form.
He said: “Today was not the problem, you can have all the possession and chances you want but we concede easy goals and not score at the other. That is not where our challenge lies, we have a long and hard way to be where we want to be.
“Mason Greenwood was brilliant, he was our best player by a mile and that says a lot about the kid. He came into the team with a lack of confidence and you can see that has take a total. Not surprised by his performance, we know he is capable of that.
“It will take some time to close in on the top, we finished five or six points behind third, fourth, fifth and that has to be our aim. The top two teams have set a standard higher than before and we have to take up the next challenge.
“The work starts now, everyone has the summer off but we have to come back with a different mentality and different attitude of being a Man United team.
“The ones who played, did well but it was not good enough.”
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