Heart of Football: Theatre of Dreams for one manager, nightmares for the other


When Ole Gunnar Solskjaer met Frank Lampard at a managers' meeting four days ago, they wished each other all the best - with the exception of this evening at Old Trafford.

"I'm just glad he's not playing," said Solskjaer. "Because he would score goals, wouldn't he?"

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 11, 2019, with the headline 'Theatre of Dreams for one manager, nightmares for the other'. Subscribe