Comparing Valverde’s record at Barcelona to Solskjaer’s at Man Utd

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Barcelona Manager Ernesto Valverde sits in the dugout before their game against Manchester United.

After sacking Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Manchester United are reportedly in talks with Ernesto Valverde as they look to appoint an interim manager.

United have been heavily linked with Mauricio Pochettino but may appoint Valverde until the PSG manager becomes more attainable at the end of the season. 

Valverde’s most recent job was at Barcelona and we’ve compared his record with the Spanish side with Solskjaer’s at United.

Ernesto Valverde

Games: 145
Won: 97
Drawn: 32
Lost: 16

Goals for: 339
Goals against: 128
Clean sheets: 65

Points per game: 2.22
Win rate: 66.9%
Loss rate: 11%

Goals per game: 2.33
Goals against per game: 0.88

Trophies Won: 4 (La Liga x2, Copa del Rey, Supercopa de Espana)

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Games: 168
Won: 91
Drawn: 37
Lost: 40

Goals for: 308
Goals against: 183
Clean sheets: 58

Points per game: 1.84
Win rate: 54.1%
Loss rate: 23.8%

Goals per game: 1.83
Goals against per game: 1.08

Trophies Won: 0

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