first_imgOle Gunnar Solskjaer smiled as he saw Arsenal’s goals being replayed during his post-match interview (BT Sport) More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘But I would like to see him a bit more edgy, a bit more mean at times.‘[Angry] yeah, sometimes, it’s part of his job as well. Just be angry.‘I see him smiling now, after a game like that, you know.‘This is not the moment to smile.’ Robin van Persie slams Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for smiling during interview after Manchester United’s defeat to Arsenal Advertisement Robin van Persie hit out at Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after Manchester United’s defeat to Arsenal (BT Sport)Robin van Persie has criticised Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for smiling during his post-match interview after Manchester United’s defeat to Arsenal on New Year’s Day.United delivered a woeful performance at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday as first-half goals from Nicolas Pepe and Sokratis Papastathopoulos secured a 2-0 victory for Mikel Arteta’s side.During his post-match interview with BT Sport, Solskjaer caught a replay of Arsenal’s two goals in his eyeline and briefly laughed before putting his head in his hand.And former Arsenal and United striker Van Persie was not happy with the Norwegian’s reaction.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘I listen to Ole, he sounds like a really nice guy,’ Van Persie told BT Sport. Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 1 Jan 2020 11:06 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link5.4kSharescenter_img Van Persie says Solskjaer picked the wrong time to smile following United’s defeat to Arsenal (BT Sport)Asked if there’s a lack of fear from United’s players towards Solskjaer, Van Persie replied: ‘Probably, by the looks of it I think so.’However, Rio Ferdinand insisted that Solskjaer does have a nastier side which the public do not see in the dressing room.‘I understand what he’s saying and you what a reaction in the changing room,’ Ferdinand said.‘The difference is there might be a different Ole in the changing room, and that’s what you’re hoping probably.‘There’s a different side to Ole, I know he can be very cutthroat, very cold, things he said to players can be very cutting when he was a player, and I’m sure he’ll be similar like that as a manager.’More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errors Advertisement Commentlast_img