By Chris Wheeler for MailOnline
Published: 10:02 GMT, 3 December 2019 | Updated: 10:03 GMT, 3 December 2019
Manchester United 'weren't where they should have been' when they sacked Jose Mourinho a year ago, says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Mourinho returns to Old Trafford for the first time as Tottenham manager on Wednesday night to face a United team that are four points worse off than at the same stage under him last season.
Indeed, Solskjaer needs to win his next three games – against Spurs, Manchester City and Everton – to have a better record than his predecessor when he was sacked last December.
Jose Mourinho is set to return to Old Trafford as Tottenham manager on Wednesday night
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says the club 'wasn't where they should have been' when they sacked Mourinho a year ago
'I've had now 50 games since then and the club isn't where we want to be and we know we have to improve,' said Solskjaer.