Solskjaer said young players at the club's academy could be handed opportunities as a result of the changed circumstances
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Manchester United have to focus on realistic and responsible business as they target improvements to their squad during the coronavirus pandemic.
Next Monday marks a year to the day since Old Trafford last welcomed fans, with a full house roaring the hosts to a 2-0 derby victory against rivals Manchester City.
United have not beaten a traditional "big six" rival in the Premier League since and Solskjaer's second-placed side are already 15 points behind City with just 12 matches remaining.
The Norwegian knows there remains work to do if they are to bring success back to the club but Covid-19 has changed the landscape.
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Solskjaer said young players at the club's academy could be handed opportunities as a result of the changed circumstances.
United left their transfer business until late last summer, with free agent Edinson Cavani arriving on deadline day on a contract until the end of the season with the option of a further year.
The 34-year old striker's future remains unclear beyond the end of this campaign and talk about a long-term solution continues, with Borussia Dortmund star Erling Haaland regularly linked with a move to Old Trafford.