Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said he sympathised with Slaven Bilic after the Croatian was sacked by West Bromwich Albion on Wednesday and stressed on the need for clubs to think about long-term continuity rather than instant results.
Bilic helped West Brom gain promotion to the Premier League but was sacked after a dismal start to the season left it second-bottom with one win in 13 games.
Solskjaer is also under scrutiny after his side was knocked out in the Champions League group stages last week.
“I think these times in a pandemic and what’s happened has made everyone sit back and think… I’m very sad to hear Slaven has lost his job. He did a great job getting them promotion,” Solskjaer told reporters.
“I’ve known him for years and I’m sure he’ll get a job again.
“Hopefully more and more clubs will…