Manchester United set to confirm Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s permanent appointment

October 18, 2020 | |Post a Comment

first_imgOle Gunnar Solskjaer is set to be confirmed as Manchester United’s permanent manager (Getty Images)Manchester United’s hierarchy are ready to make Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s appointment permanent and could make an announcement this week, according to reports.The Norwegian took over as caretaker manager following Jose Mourinho’s departure in December and immediately improved the results at Old Trafford.Solskjaer has won 14 of his 19 games in charge and guided United to a remarkable comeback victory over Paris Saint-Germain to secure a quarter-final tie against Barcelona in the Champions League.The 46-year-old has also been credited with getting the best out of several key players including Paul Pogba, Marcus Rashford and Luke Shaw.ADVERTISEMENTWhen Solskjaer arrived at Old Trafford over three months ago, United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward was adamant that an announcement regarding the next permanent manager would not be made before the end of the season. Manchester United set to confirm Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s permanent appointment Solskjaer has managed to get the best out of Paul Pogba (Getty Images)But the Daily Telegraph and The Sun are both reporting that United are on the brink of confirming Solskjaer’s permanent appointment as manager.AdvertisementAdvertisementBefore the international break, United suffered a defeat to Arsenal in the Premier League before they were dumped out of the FA Cup by Wolves.But this has not changed Woodward’s opinion and Solskjaer’s appointment will reportedly be officially announced before the end of the week.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CitySeveral United players have publicly supported the decision to permanently appoint Solskjaer as manager, and Nemanja Matic was the latest to offer his praise this week.‘I think he is a great manager,’ said Matic.‘But you have to say also that with Mike [Phelan], Michael [Carrick] and Kieran [McKenna], they work very well together.‘They work as a team. It is not only Ole.‘There are people behind him who help us. I will be happy if he stays, and I hope he will.’More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errors Comment Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 26 Mar 2019 4:03 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Advertisement Advertisementlast_img

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