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Past flaws still plague Solskjaer's Red Devils

An off-season splurge of nearly £150 million (S$255.5 million) has failed to address many of the nagging problems afflicting Manchester United under manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

It took 90 sobering minutes at Old Trafford on Saturday in the 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace to highlight that.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 28, 2019, with the headline 'Past flaws still plague Solskjaer's Red Devils'. Print Edition | Subscribe