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Man Utd boss Solskjaer happy decisions to offload Lukaku, Alexis now justified

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is delighted to see his young attack performing so well.

Solskjaer insists he has no regrets over his decision to let big names like Romelu Lukaku leave Manchester United after seeing his attack ignite.

Lukaku moved to Inter Milan for £74million last summer and Alexis Sanchez joined him at the San Siro on loan.

Asked if the team's current form vindicated decisions last summer that could have made him unpopular, like not signing a recognised No 9 to replace Lukaku, Solskjaer said: "This isn't a popularity contest that's for sure. I've got to make decisions I think are for the benefit of the club.

"The decisions we made last summer and in January, bringing players in and allowing players to move on, in my mind they were always for the good of the club and the team both in giving youngsters a chance and trust to the other ones, accepting that some players have been great servants to the club.

"I would still make the same decision if I can go back six or 12 months."

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