After a dismal end to the 2018-19 season, United's underwhelming performance keeps the pressure firmly on Solskjaer who took the reins from Jose Mourinho last December. As far as I am aware and up to now, we don't have any bids for any of our players.
Later, Solskjaer issued a further update, telling reporters "you guys will know something next week".
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"Well, timing is obviously an issue but we're working, as I've said before, so of course we're optimistic".
Injury restricted the Ecuador global to just nine appearances in all competitions last campaign, with Ashley Young regularly taking the armband in his absence.
Manchester United could demand as much as €200m to sell Paul Pogba this summer.
Paul Pogba has been linked with a move to Real Madrid after saying he wanted a "new challenge" last month but Solskjaer says the French midfielder is among the players he is considering naming as captain for next season.
"There were quite a few times I got in behind, that's what we want to do", James told MUTV during his post-match interview.
"We will nurture him and he will be exciting to watch in many, many games". You had Mason (Greenwood), Angel (Gomes), Jimmy (Garner), the young lads, Chongy (Tahith Chong) also showed they can make it as a Man United player.
Pogba was hoping to hold talks with Solskjaer and top dog Ed Woodward prior to the club's pre-season trip to Australia to negotiate a move.