By Martin Samuel - Sport for the Daily Mail
Published: 22:30 BST, 22 August 2019 | Updated: 23:11 BST, 22 August 2019
Rather handy for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer that reports leaked of his fury behind closed doors, following Manchester United’s penalty fiasco at Wolves on Monday. Until that point, he was beginning to look a bit soft.
Solskjaer’s appeal was always, in part, that he was not Jose Mourinho. He was not dark, he was not seething beneath the surface, he was not manipulative. He was a bona fide, straight-talking Manchester United hero, with a smile, a cheery, upbeat demeanour and a helpful hotline to Sir Alex Ferguson.
Yet at Molineux he looked a mug. How can any team of ambition not know who their penalty-taker is, prior to kick-off — certainly now football is governed by VAR? How