Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Solskjaer Can Become Real History Boy Tonight

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Solskjaer Can Become Real History Boy Tonight

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OLE Gunnar Solskjaer will break an incredible Premier League record if his United side defeat Burnley tonight.

The Norwegian coach has already won all eight of his matches in charge of the club and can now make English football history with another win.

As well as two FA Cup victories since he took over from Jose Mourinho in mid December, Solskjaer has also won all six of the league matches which he has overseen.

In fact, if United secure three points against Burnley this week it will see the Norwegian break the current record for the best winning start to life at a new club.

Victory for United would see Solskjaer become the first manager to even win their first seven Premier League games in charge of a club.

The 45-year-old is currently level with both Carlo Ancelotti and Pep Guardiola with six wins each, but can go one better this evening at Old Trafford. …

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