Solskjaer calls for squad rebuild after United outclassed by Barca

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Manchester United were knocked out of the Champions League by Barcelona on Tuesday night when Ernesto Valverde's side won the second leg 3-0.

"We were fighting against a great team and we know there's work to be done, but I've said all along this isn't going to change overnight", said the Norwegian.

"If we want to get back to Manchester United's true tradition and level we have got to get to challenge the Barcelonas, and I've got to say they were a couple of levels above us in those 90 minutes and at Old Trafford".

Pogba plundered nine goals, while Lukaku - after an admittedly slow start under Solskjaer - scored braces in consecutive games against Crystal Palace, Southampton and Paris Saint-Germain.

"Pogba is still a good player, but also you need players around you", the former Chelsea manager said.

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United made an enterprising start in Spain with Marcus Rashford clipping the crossbar, but were undone by Lionel Messi's first-half double and Philippe Coutinho's wonder strike.

"And when you've not got many players at the top of their game, who are consistently brilliant, you will keep getting results like we saw [against Barcelona]". But we've got a rebuilding job.

If Manchester United and Paul Pogba are unable to turn around their form again, they risk losing out on qualifying for a Champions League spot.

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"We are working to identify individuals involved and we will take the strongest possible action we can against them".

Yet the scale of the long-term surgery his side needs was laid bare at the Nou Camp, where Barca walked all over United.

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