The Old Trafford giants were among 12 founding clubs confirmed as part of the breakaway competition late on Sunday evening, but those plans swiftly and spectacularly unravelled.
United co-chairman Joel Glazer, who was announced as Super League vice-chairman, admitted they “got it wrong” after embarrassingly withdrawing from the competition on Tuesday evening.
Solskjaer, speaking for the first time, said: “I’m very happy that the fans have voiced their opinion and that we’ve listened to them.
“In a strange sort of way it’s brought the football pyramid or community together and I think that’s important and I’m very happy... I’m a supporter myself, and there’ll be a day that I’ll come back and watch Man United and I want to watch a team even with a fear of failure.
“That’s what I thought about it. I didn’t like the concept anyway because it has to be on sporting merit. I want to earn the right to play in Europe.”
The United boss added: “I’m very happy that all the clubs that have admitted their mistake, that this was a bad idea and the way that it came out as well.”
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