At a pre-match press conference, Ola Gunnar Solskjaer Unable to resist, he referred to Bayern Munich’s insane 2-8 win over Barcelona, saying: “Bayern set the standard of how football should look today. Since the arrival of the new coach (Hansie Flick), they have been wonderful.”
The United manager likened Flick’s change to similar processes he led in the Red Devils: “When I arrived I felt too much had changed since the departure of Alex Ferguson. Slowly I feel we are returning to the right values to lean on. For a while, we may have lost our way as a club.”
Ahead of the match itself, the Norwegian said: “Everyone is ready for the semi-finals, Sevilla is a good team, this is a good opportunity to show our level.” On this subject also the Portuguese star, Bruno Fernandez Referred, with the memory of the relegation against Chelsea in the FA Cup still quite fresh: “We know from experience how painful it is to lose in the semi-finals, now is the time to step up a gear.”
Another thing Solshiar talked about is the players that are up for sale. Solskjaer announced: “The club will listen to offers for Phil Jones, Marcus Ruho, Jesse Lingard and Chris Smalling this coming summer.”
At the Andalusian opponent, the team coach, Julen Luftaghi Gave a lot of respect to the English rival ahead of the match: “Manchester United is the biggest club in the world, but we come prepared for them.”
Jesus is disgusted, Who knows United well from the days when he played in the city rival, is also preparing for the class: “I played against them many times. I was lucky to take part in some special games. Most importantly we will get to the next match with all the hope in the world to reach the final.