Solskjaer responds to Ferguson criticism over not starting Ronaldo every game
Solskjaer remains by his choice
Ronaldo has scored multiple times in his five appearances since getting back to Old Trafford however was named among the substitutes in United’s last game before the international break against Everton.
The Portugal international came on in the second-half yet a 1-1 draw saw United drop points at home for the second game running.
Ferguson seemed to contradict the choice to seat Ronaldo, who scored a last-wheeze winner only days before in the Champions League against Villarreal.
Ferguson was shot conversing with previous UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at Old Trafford after the draw, informing him while in discussion regarding Ronaldo that you ought to consistently begin your best players.
In verbatim: ‘you should always start your best players.’
Tending to the remarks in Friday’s question and answer session, Solskjaer was quiet over the circumstance, bringing up his old manager would have settled on comparative choices to secure his best players.
I’m quite relaxed about it,’ said Solskjaer.
‘I disagreed with the gaffer quite a few times and I told my wife quite a few times that I disagreed with him, but that never made headlines as a player.
‘I’m sure Sir Alex knows that it doesn’t bother me. We all want to see Cristiano. We all want to, because he’s unique, he’s different, he’s had a career and everyone wants to come and watch him.
‘But the plain fact of it is he cannot play every single game that we play, that’s just physical nature, human nature.
‘He knows how difficult this job is anyway, the gaffer. He didn’t always play the same eleven.
‘He took some risks at times to rest Ryan Giggs, Wayne Rooney or David Beckham, the best players that we had. Sometimes it worked, sometimes it didn’t.’
Manchester United will be playing against Leicester City on Saturday away from Old Trafford.