By Simon Peach, Press Association Chief Football Writer
Published: 13:39 GMT, 2 February 2019 | Updated: 14:59 GMT, 2 February 2019
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is confident that Manchester United are equipped to break into the top four ahead of schedule and flourish in their tough-looking February fixtures.
The Norwegian hit a first bump in the road since becoming caretaker manager as Burnley visited on Tuesday, with a late comeback required to seal a 2-2 home draw as his eight-match winning start to life at the Old Trafford helm came to an end.
That run means Solskjaer's side enter the weekend just two points off the Champions League qualification places - quite the turnaround considering they were 11 points off the pace when he succeeded Jose Mourinho in December.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Manchester United are equipped to break into the top four
United will attempt to increase the pressure on top-four rivals Arsenal and Chelsea by winning at Leicester on Sunday, kicking off a tough month which includes the Champions League last-16 first leg against Paris St Germain and FA Cup fifth-round trip to Chelsea.
'I feel it's very (well) equipped,' Solskjaer said of the squad's strength heading into February.
'We've had now six weeks