Solskjaer: Manchester United team selection a 'risk' at Fulham

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Next up for United is a trip to Fulham as the Red Devils look to move above Chelsea in the Premier League table, with the Blues not in action until Sunday, when they face Manchester City.

"It is true that I finish my contract [at the end of the season], it is true that we are in talks to discuss [a new deal]", he said.

The Frenchman scored a fine goal - reminiscent of Cristiano Ronaldo's in the same stadium in 2007 - and assisted Paul Pogba's opener.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer applauded Paul Pogba's sparkling form following the midfielder's classy brace in Manchester United's commanding 3-0 victory over Fulham.

"There is always an element of risk but if you don't risk you don't win", Solskjaer told Sky Sports.

The visitors were now in complete control against a Fulham side looking more and more likely to find themselves playing Championship football next season.

The crowd, unimpressed at the Schuerrle substitution and the very late introduction of promotion heroes Ryan Sessegnon and Tom Cairney, booed Fulham manager Claudio Ranieri off at the end of the match. Pogba is the captain in everything but name, the leader in the dressing room and on the pitch.

Solskjaer has implemented a significantly more positive environment at United and his side have reaped the benefits, winning ten of his eleven games in charge.

"PSG are a fantastic team regardless of their form, with players who can make the difference in the tie and we will have to be at our best to win".

"I am excited about the challenges that lie ahead of us as we prepare for a very busy period in the season".

The odds are against the team with the worst defensive record in the division, with 58 goals conceded, pulling off a miraculous escape given that they are seven points adrift of 17th place with 12 games remaining.

PSG's visit to Old Trafford kicks off a tough run of fixtures for Solskjaer's team.

"We are in a risky situation [in the league] and I told my players that it's important to show to our fans we are alive and try to do our best until the end".

Appointed a month before Solskjaer, the Italian was subjected to chants of "you don't know what you're doing" early in the second half by the irked Craven Cottage faithful.