Manchester United Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Thursday to have a fixed appointment given as a manager. The Noor, in the last months, on interim basis, was very successful at the English club, has signed a contract until mid-2022.
“This is the job I always dreamed of and I am more than excited that I now get the chance to make the club in the long term to lead”, says the 46-year-old Solskjaer in the publication of the news on the site of Manchester United.
Solskjaer came in december on the Norwegian Molde FK as the successor of the dismissed José Mourinho. Under his leadership, won United the first eight duels in a row and was at the expense of Paris Saint-Germain in the quarter finals of the Champions League achieved.
“Hopefully we can take our success to continue, that deserve our great fans,” says Solskjaer on Thursday.
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“He gives young players opportunities and understand club culture’
Possible is the lack of experience as a trainer one of the reasons why the clubleiding of United for a relatively long time waited with the permanent appointment of Solskjaer, who from 1996 to 2007 player of the ‘Red Devils’, and in 1999 the winning goal in the Champions League final against Bayern Munich.
In addition to coach of Molde was Solskjaer only the responsible person at Cardiff City, which he in 2014 relegated from the Premier League. That he was with United, however, immediately performing well for United, following him longer to tie.
“Since Solskjaer as the interim coach began to speak the results for themselves”, says vice-chairman Ed Woodward. “But in addition to the performance, he has the will to give young players the chance to give and he understands the culture of the club. For this he is the right man for the club.”
One of the young men that Solskjaer left debut is the Dutch vleugelspeler Tahith Chong. The 19-year-old jeugdinternational played in the 1-3 win Champions League match with PSG, and if two-time raids.
Solskjaer after his winning goal in the CL final of 1999 (Photo: Getty Images)
United encounter in the CL at Barcelona
In the Premier League occupied United is currently the fifth place, while only the best four clubs next year in the Champions League may come true. Saturday play, the team of Solskjaer at home against Watford.
Opponent of United in the quarter-finals of the Champions League is FC Barcelona. On Wednesday 10 april is the heenwedstrijd at Old Trafford, and the return at the Nou Camp is six days later on the program.
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