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Liverpool ran riot against United during their trip to Old Trafford last month, with Mohamed Salah scoring a sensational hat-trick in the 5-0 demolition win.
United were reduced to 10 men after Paul Pogba, who came off the bench for Mason Greenwood, was sent off in the second half for a reckless challenge on Naby Keita.
The Red Devils bounced back with a 3-0 win over Tottenham, but United went on to draw with Atalanta before suffering defeats to both Manchester City and Watford.
Solskjaer was sacked as United manager on Sunday after his side’s humiliating 4-1 defeat to Watford at Vicarage Road on Saturday.
The Manchester Evening News reports that one United player ‘complained’ after the Liverpool defeat.
According to the newspaper, another United player was ‘spotted in a restaurant in Manchester hours after the embarrassment the same night.’
The MEN’s Samuel Luckhurst wrote: “One player complained after the Liverpool humbling he was made to look ‘sh*t’ due to the number of times he was covering for a teammate.
“Another player who featured in the game was spotted in a restaurant in Manchester hours after the embarrassment the same night. ‘He was in there like nothing had happened,’ an eyewitness said.”
Solskjaer, who had been under mounting pressure in recent weeks, was unable to turn his fortunes around at Old Trafford after the international break.
The 48-year-old Norwegian manager was ‘carefree’ after the Watford defeat and ‘cheerfully reemerged’ for his post-match duties, according to the MEN.
It is added that Solskjaer ‘smiled and ruffled the hair’ of Watford midfielder Tom Cleverley, who he managed during his time in the United reserves.
Solskjaer exited Old Trafford with United six points behind West Ham in the hunt for a top-four spot.
United first-team coach Michael Carrick has assumed the role of caretaker manager while the club prepare to appoint an interim manager until the end of the season.
Solskjaer bid his United farewell with an emotionally charged interview, with the Red Devils legend saying he will continue to “watch them and support them.”
Carrick will take charge of United for their Champions League clash with Villarreal at the El Madrigal on Tuesday.
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