Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Ole Will Hope Knack of Bailing out United Is Intact

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Ole Will Hope Knack of Bailing out United Is Intact

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OLE Gunnar Solskjaer had an uncanny knack of bailing United out of trouble as a player.

Sir Alex Ferguson would regularly summon the Norwegian striker from the bench if his side needed a goal, and more often than not he obliged.

Solskjaer regularly turned a United match in their favour, but now he has been called upon to turn around their entire season.

The 45-year-old has been confirmed as United's caretaker manager until the end of the season following Jose Mourinho's exit.

Solskjaer was in his second stint in charge of Molde in his homeland and has also managed in the Premier League with Cardiff.

That did not go to plan, though, with Solskjaer failing to save the Welsh club from relegation before he was axed the following September.

Nevertheless, Solskjaer is the man the United hierarchy have turned to as the club bid to make up lost ground on the Premier League's top four. …

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