Thursday, 9 December, 2021

Man Utd finally sack Solskjaer after dismal run

Manchester United ended Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s three-year reign as manager at Old Trafford on Sunday, but plan to wait until the end of the season to name the Norwegian’s permanent

successor, reports AFP. Saturday’s 4-1 embarrassment at the hands of struggling Watford was the final straw for the United board, who had stuck by Solskjaer in recent weeks despite

humiliating home defeats to Liverpool and Manchester City. Former midfielder Michael Carrick, who was part of Solskjaer’s coaching team, will take charge of the forthcoming games while the club look to appoint an interim manager till the end of the season. “Manchester United announces that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has left his role as Manager,” the club said in a statement. Solskjaer leaves with United already realistically out of the Premier League title race, 12 points behind

leaders Chelsea down in seventh in the table, and having exited the League Cup.