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Interim Coach appointed as Manchester United sacks Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

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New Manchester United coach appointed as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sacked

Interim Coach appointed as Manchester United sacks Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 

Manchester United Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been fired by the club following 4-1 thrashing by Watford.

United announced that Solskjaer’s assistant Michael Carrick will be in charge for the time being, while also disclosing their intents to hire an interim manager until the end of the season.

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In July this year, Solskjaer signed a new three-year deal with the club. but leaves the club after a poor run of results in recent weeks. The Reds Devils have lost 5 of their last 7 league games, and are 12 points behind league leaders, Chelsea.

The board of the club ignored several calls for his sack after the 5-0 home defeat to Liverpool, followed by a 2-0 loss to rivals Manchester City.

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United board finally decided to sack the Norwegian on  Sunday morning, following the defeat at Vicarage Road.

A club statement read: “Manchester United announces that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has left his role as manager.

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“Ole will always be a legend at Manchester United and it is with regret that we have reached this difficult decision. While the past few weeks have been disappointing, they should not obscure all the work he has done over the past three years to rebuild the foundations for long-term success.”

United chiefs believed Solskjaer had earned the chance to turn around his side’s slump, but the challenging nature of Saturday’s defeat made it clear to them change was needed.

Following a second-place finish in the Premier League last season and the summer signings of Cristiano Ronaldo, Raphael Varane, and Jadon Sancho, United chiefs expected to see further progress this season.

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