Ole Gunnar Solskjaer appointed Manchester United caretaker manager


Manchester United has appointed its former striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as caretaker manager.

Solskjaer will hold that position until the end of the 2018/19 season.

According to a statement from Manchester United, Solskjaer will be joined by  former Man united coach Mike Phelan as first-team coach, together with Michael Carrick and Kieran McKenna.

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Solskjær scored 126 goals in 366 appearances for United between 1996 and 2007. In 2008 he became the club’s reserve-team manager, before taking the managerial role at FC Molde in Norway

He takes over from Jose Mourinho who was sacked on Tuesday following a dismal performance of the team.