Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

King of the Jungle Roars Disapproval

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

King of the Jungle Roars Disapproval

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OLE Gunnar Solskjaer is not someone who has the attributes to be manager of United according to former Premier League manager Harry Redknapp.

Solskjaer was appointed caretaker manager of United on Wednesday in a deal until the end of the season, when a permanent appointment will be made.

The Norwegian replaces Jose Mourinho, who leaves United in sixth place in the league, but Redknapp believes the club should have taken a different approach despite Solskjaer's familiarity with the club.

And former Tottenham and Southampton manager Redknapp says the decision could cost United a European place at the end of the season.

He told TALKSPORT: "I wouldn't bet on them to be in the top six, to be honest with you. It was a big shock to me when his name got mentioned yesterday. …

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