He started against Arsenal at Old Trafford on 8 May, but failed to score as 'the Gunners' beat United 1—0 and won the Premier League. It creates a lot of space centrally and good passing options for the player in possession. Michael Carrick and Kieran McKenna, both part of Mourinho's coaching staff, will continue to work under Solskjaer. Manchester United have appeared to confirm Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will become their caretaker manager in a website leak. Solskjaer continued: 'Now friends and buddies come and knock on the door.
We lost that connection when Sir Alex retired, not just because he had gone but the likes of Mike Phelan and Rene Meulensteen were not kept on. Until now, momentum and the feel-good factor had propelled United to victories against five teams who, with all due respect, they should expect to beat on every occasion. Solskjær continued his form by scoring United's opening goal in their 3—2 win over on 30 December. In 2008, Solskjær became the club's reserve team manager. Four days later, he came off the bench while United were 1—0 down against , and snatched an equaliser in the 89th minute — heading in a Ryan Giggs' cross. Solskjaer wants to have the ball and he wants his team to win it back quickly. Silje has followed him around Europe for his football, and they moved with their family to a £400,000 home just outside the Welsh capital when he was at Cardiff.
Solskjær appeared in the 68th minute, replacing. He was unable to help Cardiff avoid relegation, however, and after finishing dead last in the table and beginning the next season with a poor run of form in the Championship, he was ultimately sacked. Sir Alex Ferguson remarked that Solskjær has a knack of sitting on the bench and studying the game without taking his eye off the action. Managerial career First step into coaching Solskjær signed his last player contract with Manchester United on 31 March 2006, with a provision to allow him to develop his coaching awards. A chance for fringe players? I felt we were a bit safer in the way we played but second half you could see the pace, the power, the counter-attacking, the forward thinking and solid at the back.
United were down within three minutes by a goal from and proceeded to trail late into the second half. They resided in Bramhall, near Stockport, while he played as United between 1996 and 2007, and in South Wales when he managed Cardiff for nine months in 2014. 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. In his first spell, Solskjaer led the club to their first Norwegian title in 2011, going on to retain the trophy in the following season. Personal life During his time in England, Solskjær lived in with his wife, Silje, and their three children, Noah, Karna and Elijah. Fulham have been linked with a move for Gary Cahill and may have to offload Fosu-Mensah in order to make room in their squad for the England veteran. Solskjaer is in his second spell as Molde manager after returning to the club, little over a year after he was sacked by Cardiff, in October 2015.
Spectators numbering 2,738 showed up to witness the comeback of the popular Norwegian — an above-average turn-out for a reserve team match. Solskjaer is taking over from Mourinho, who was pictured outside his home in London today Speaking to Dagbladet magazine in 2015, Solskjaer said of his wife: 'Silje was also a very good football player. He also acted in an ambassadorial role for the club, when he travelled to Hong Kong in 2006 and played with students at the Manchester United Soccer School in Hong Kong. United eventually got the winner from substitute. He departed on 18 September 2014 following Cardiff City's poor run of form at the start of the Championship campaign.
Solskjaer has been given the task to create some optimism at the club after their disastrous start to the season. Archived from on 1 November 2009. Solskjær was forced to undergo intensive knee surgery in August 2004 and had to miss the entirely. He scored another brace on 23 December, against in a 2—0 victory. While he eventually recovered his fitness, it was difficult for the 32-year-old to carve his niche again among the heavy-weight attack of Manchester United.
He has taken the team back to a time when the opposition was afraid of them — and for that he deserves great credit. Pogba's ball encapsulated the change in mood and performance at United since Solskjaer replaced the sacked Mourinho last month. The left-sided winger and the ball-near central midfielder both white as well as the ball-near center-back provide cover and support. They look to shrink the space around the ball and put the ball-carrier under intense pressure to force a mistake. Sir Alex Ferguson brought him on with nine minutes left as United trailed 1-0 to Bayern Munich. Manchester United's match against Newcastle on 18 April would become a defining moment of Solskjær's career.
On 26 February, Solskjær's 29th birthday, he scored his fourth brace of the season against French-side as United won 5—1. Getty More On the surface, it appears to be a sound move for both club and manager. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer scored 126 goals in 11 seasons as a United player Manchester United have named former player Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as caretaker manager until the end of the season, a day after sacking Jose Mourinho. He returned to his native country in 2011 to manage his former club, Molde, whom he led to their two first ever titles in his first two seasons with the club. Solskjaer's most memorable goal came in the 1999 Champions League final against Bayern Munich when, as a substitute, he scored United's dramatic injury-time winner.
Solskjaer was also asked for his signature and photos after masterminding a fine victory over Spurs. He was issued with the number 20 shirt for the , a squad number he would retain for the rest of his Manchester United career. Molde On 9 November 2010, Solskjær signed a four-year contract with the Norwegian club Molde to take over as manager, where he played prior to moving to Manchester United. Solskjaer scored four goals in 12 minutes as a substitute against Nottingham Forest before entering United folklore for scoring the stoppage-time winner in the 1999 Champions League final against Bayern Munich to clinch an historic treble. United's statement announcing Solskjaer's arrival as caretaker manager made no mention of whether or not he will return to Molde when the Premier League season ends.