MANCHESTER UNITED workers had to use power tools to force open the frozen entrance to Carrington on Monday before Ole Gunnar Solskjaer arrived.
The manager’s Scandinavian welcome came after temperatures plummeted to -5°C overnight in the north-west.
Manchester United returned to training in the chilly conditions after Tyrone Mings’ ice-cool finish condemned the Red Devils to another home draw on Sunday evening.
The Old Trafford defence froze like statues to allow the England defender to make it 2-2 after goals from Marcus Rashford and Victor Lindelof set them on course to extend their hot streak to three home wins in a row.
With the side stuck in ninth place in the league, it was no surprise to see sparks flying as the recriminations began at Carrington.
Workmen were forced to use power tools to unlock the frozen gate and allow Solskjaer entry into the training ground.
The Norwegian was pictured with a typically tired Monday morning expression as he drove his Range Rover in shortly after the work was complete.
United don’t have long to prepare for a reunion with former boss Jose Mourinho.