Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is looking forward to after more than eleven years to return to Old Trafford. The interim coach of Manchester United takes on Wednesday with his team on against Huddersfield Town.
“Of course, I try my emotions under control,” said Solskjaer Monday night compared to Sky Sports. “I’m there to do a job and should be so focused. It won’t be easy, but I look forward to return to Old Trafford.”
The Norwegian came from 1996 until 2007 as a player for Manchester United. He played in a total of 366 official matches for the English club and scored 126 times.
The 46-year-old Solskjaer was last week by the number six in the Premier League has been appointed as interim manager for the rest of the season. He is the successor of José Mourinho, who, because of disappointing results was dismissed.
The ex-striker listened to his debut as coach of United last Saturday with a resounding uitzege at Cardiff City (1-5). During the event, unveiled, supporters created a banner for him and that will be at Old Trafford happen again.
‘It remains special to have such a banner to be seen’
“They are the best supporters in the world”, said Solskjaer. “Of course I have my past at the club, but it remains special to have such a banner. I hope that I have the next five months as well perform that they have my name also continue to sing if someone else takes over.”
Despite the excellent start under his leadership, the 67-times international that he also has to deal with criticism from former players of United. He fears especially for the opinion of Gary Neville.
“Gary will undoubtedly be very critical of me,” said Solsksjaer. “I have eleven years of next to him sat in the dressing room. He is paid to give his opinion, so that he should certainly do so.”
Manchester United begin Wednesday at 16.00 o’clock at the home match against Huddersfield Town, which nineteenth in the Premier League.
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