Ed Woodward told Ole Gunnar Solskjaer last week he’d got Manchester United job

first_img Coral BarryThursday 28 Mar 2019 10:35 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link167Shares Comment Advertisement Advertisement Solskjaer will not be returning to Molde as originally planned (Picture: Getty)Woodward, United’s executive vice-chairman, told Solskjaer last week the club wanted him to stay on, according to the Manchester Evening News.ADVERTISEMENTUnited’s club action was on hold with the international break in full flow and the Red Devils spent the next week finalizing the details of Solskjaer’s contract.AdvertisementAdvertisementSolskjaer only signed his three-year deal on Thursday morning, just before United announced publicly he was their new manager.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man Citycenter_img United told Solskjaer about their decision last week (Picture: Getty)Ed Woodward informed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer last week the club wanted him to become their permanent manager, reports say.Speculation has been swirling for several months Solskjaer was United’s choice to take over from Jose Mourinho.Solskjaer took charge in December on a caretaker basis and the club’s dramatic improvement in results and form under his guidance convinced the club hierachy he was the right choice. Solskjaer signed his deal on Thursday (Picture: Getty)The Norwegian has suffered just three defeats as United boss and steered the Red Devils past Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League with a superb comeback in the second leg in Paris.Back-to-back defeats to Arsenal and then Watford in the FA Cup did not deter United from appointing Solskjaer.United can still make top four and qualify for next season’s Champions League. Solskjaer’s first game in charge as permanent head coach will be against Watford this weekend.Solskjaer will have the chance to celebrate his appointment at Old Trafford on Saturday when his side welcome Watford.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves Ed Woodward told Ole Gunnar Solskjaer last week he’d got Manchester United joblast_img

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