Pressure has once again mounted on the Norwegian from supporters after Saturday’s late 4-2 loss at Leicester continued their poor recent run.
And Solskjaer - who is said to retain United’s full backing - is now facing a crucial stretch of fixtures, with Wednesday’s contest followed by a gruelling run of consecutive Premier League meetings against Liverpool, Tottenham and Manchester City.
United currently sit third in Group F on goal difference, having followed their woeful defeat against Young Boys of Switzerland with a dramatic win over Villarreal last time out.
Cristiano Ronaldo netted a last-gasp winner on his record 178th Champions League appearance and will hope to play a starring role once more against an exciting, attack-minded Atalanta team who top the group with four points and put Empoli to the sword in Serie A over the weekend.
Where to watch Man United vs Atalanta
TV channel: Tonight’s match will be televised live on BT Sport 2 and BT Sport Ultimate, coverage starts at 7pm BST ahead of an 8pm kick-off.
Live stream: BT Sport subscribers will also be able to watch the action unfold live online via the website or through the BT Sport app.