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Manchester United appoint Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as permanent manager

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Manchester United appoint Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as permanent manager

Manchester United have confirmed the appointment of caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as their next permanent manager on a three-year contract.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was appointed caretaker manager to succeed Jose Mourinho.

Solskjaer appointment as caretaker manager saw his new side delivered an impressive 14 wins from his 19 games.

Speaking after the announcement of Solskjaer appointment as permanent manager, United’s executive vice-chairman, Ed Woodward, believes Solskjaer is the man to help the club deliver on expectation in the present and future.

He told United official website:

“Since coming in as caretaker manager in December, the results Ole has delivered speak for themselves,” 

“More than just performances and results, Ole brings a wealth of experience, both as a player and as a coach, coupled with a desire to give young players their chance and a deep understanding of the culture of the club.

This all means that he is the right person to take Manchester United forward.
“I want to thank Ole and the coaching team for everything they have done so far and congratulate him on this richly deserved appointment.

“The fans and everyone at the club are behind him as he looks to take us where we need to be and build the next stage of our history.”

Solskjaer said:

From the first day I arrived, I felt at home at this special club,” Solskjaer told the club’s website.

“It was an honour to be a Manchester United player, and then to start my coaching career here. The last few months have been a fantastic experience and I want to thank all of the coaches, players and staff for the work we’ve done so far.

“This is the job that I always dreamed of doing and I’m beyond excited to have the chance to lead the club long-term and hopefully deliver the continued success that our amazing fans deserve.”

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