By Sports Desk |
The biggest international premier club Manchester United on Wednesday confirmed former player Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as interim manager till the end of the 2018-19 season, following sacking of the jose mourinho over poor performance in the premier league.
Mr ole Gunnar will be joined by another former player Mike Phelan as first-team coach, and Michael Carrick and Kieran McKenna, who will retain on their previous roles.
Solskjær will take charge of the first team with immediate effect and will remain in place while the club conducts a thorough recruitment process for a new full-time manager, Manchester United said in a signed statement
Solskjaer, who is currently managing Norway’s FC Molde, became a frontrunner for the interim post a day after Jose Mourinho was sacked by the club, bringing an end to his two-and-half years spell at Old Trafford.
With the Norwegian league ending in November, Solskjaer is available till March before the new season resumes. The former striker had scored 126 goals in 366 appearances under the legendary Sir Alex Ferguson between 1996 and 2007. In 2008 he became the club’s reserve-team manager, before taking the managerial role at FC Molde.