Solskjaer responds to questions on his Man Utd future after latest humiliation

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer dismissed questions about his future after seeing Manchester United's sink to a new low in Turkey.

Solskjaer was left spitting feathers in the wake of United's shock 2-1 defeat to Champions League newcomers Istanbul Basaksehir in Group H.

Veteran striker Demba Ba ran United ragged with a virtuoso display, after scoring one goal before setting up a second to help seal a famous 2-1 win for his huge underdogs.

Anthony Martial pulled one back for United before the break, but it wasn't enough to save them from another catastrophic defeat that piled more pressure on boss Solskjaer.

Solskjaer admitted United had been "unforgivable" – but refused to discuss the fact his job might be on the line.

He said: "I decline to comment on this. Of course it's early on and opinions are out there all the time. I'm employed by the club to do a job – and I do that to the best of my ability with my staff.

"The performance wasn't good enough. The first goal is when we play a short corner and forget about the man up top – that isunforgivable.

"It has set us back a lot – of course it has. You get a reality check every time you play a football game. Nothing becomes history quicker than a game of football.

"You don't just turn up and get three points in the Champions League. We were not good enough and it's not easy to be positive now, of course it isn't, when we've lost the way we did."

Solskjaer admitted the result was hard to stomach, coming in the wake of last weekend's shambolic home defeat to Arsenal.

He added: "The last two results have been a punch in our stomach and the only way I know of, and I hope the players know as well, the only way to respond is to get your act together for Everton this weekend."

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