Manchester United needed a longer pre-season to prepare for the Premier League campaign but Saturday’s 4-1 win over Newcastle United is a sign that it is firing on all cylinders again, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said.
The Red Devils recovered from an early own-goal by Luke Shaw to secure a comfortable victory with late strikes from Bruno Fernandes, Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Marcus Rashford after under-fire skipper Harry Maguire levelled the contest at 1-1.
Solskjaer was pleased with his team’s response to its 6-1 defeat by Tottenham Hotspur before the international break.
“After the last result, that made this game even bigger. Then we were 1-0 down in two minutes, that made it even more so,” Solskjaer told Sky Sports.
“But we showed great resilience, great character to come back, handled the…