Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher clash over Solskjaer after Man Utd drubbing

Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher clashed in the Sky Sports studio following Manchester United's 5-0 capitulation against Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday.

The former rivals and current punditry double-act have disagreed over the job done by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Old Trafford in the past, and did again this weekend.

Neville insists that he has never called for any manager to be sacked and continues to back his former team-mate, with Carragher pushing him over what is going wrong at United after hearing references to both Jose Mourinho Louis van Gaal.

With Carragher saying that United need a manager that can compete with Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola, Neville told him that his former club will not be considering a change.

Gary Neville

Neville started by saying after the match: "They’re not close to winning the league or Champions League and nowhere near the other three (Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City) at the moment.

"It was painful watching that interview, to feel questions like that but it's part of the game. You’re at Manchester United it’s a big boy game and a big boy club and if you lose to Liverpool 5-0 at home you’re going to come under big pressure.

"If this was post Sir Alex aftermath Ole would be in massive trouble tonight. I think the club will hold their nerve and I don't think they’ve planned for another manager this season and they'll sit with Ole til the end of the season.

"There will be a massive outcry from fans and media from everybody that he should be sacked and I can understand why after that game. It takes some recovery.

"I lost 7-0 in Barcelona once and I knew I was done. I’d like to hear from the board to communicate with the fans to say if they are going to back the manager over the next 6 months.

"The media have asked questions and the feeling is they believe in the project. Ole believes he’s close, I remain to be convinced. Manchester United aren’t good.

"This team finished second and added a great player everyone was buzzing with five weeks ago the reality is something has to change. City might beat United 1-0 but it might be even worse they might toy with them like (Floyd) Mayweather used to do – not let them have a punch."

Jamie Carragher

With Carragher saying in response: "I think it’s a stage of panic now for United. On Monday I wasn't trying to be critical of Ole. I think he’s done a good job but at this point to take on the other clubs they need a better manager.

"I felt for Ole there that will be the darkest day in his career and you always have that sympathy for the manager.

"But this thing asking for managers to be sacked when we talk about United as a team we don't feel bad saying Fred or (Scott) McTominay isn't good enough. I feel comfortable saying United need a new manager.

"Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will never be either Jurgen Klopp, Thomas Tuchel or Pep Guardiola."

Neville's response

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Before Neville concluded: "I’ve seen Jose and Van Gaal come in and was disappointed. I never asked for Ron Atkinson, I didn’t want (David) Moyes to be sacked. The reason the club will go at the end of the season, they won’t bring a hitman in.

"They will stick with Ole and he has to win something this season. Any other club he’d be in trouble tonight. Jose was the best manager in the world and couldn’t do it.

"I wouldn’t bring Conte in to United. He’s not a fit for United. I might be wrong but I don't think that he is. I think it would be wrong to sack Ole today.

"I sacked a manager after six games last season, it was the wrong thing to do, I should’ve let things breathe."

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