José Mourinho is history, the future is Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, at least temporarily: Manchester United has announced the Norwegian Ex-Pro as an interim coach. The former star striker of United will be looking after the Team until the summer for the new season in a larger solution such as Zinedine Zidane or Mauricio Pochettino could take over the Premier League club.
Manchester was disconnected on Monday by Mourinho – a long overdue decision. On the one hand, because United is clearly behind the sporting objectives and currently only Sixth (eight points behind fifth place, 19 table-leader Liverpool). On the other hand, because a lot of the professionals should not have been in order to Superstar Paul Pogba behind the Portuguese. Also, Mourinho’s destructive style of play in the criticism. Click here to read an analysis for the separation.
We can confirm that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been appointed as caretaker manager until the end of the 2018/19 season. the
He will be joined by Mike Phelan as first-team coach, together with Michael Carrick and Kieran McKenna. #MUFC
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) 19. December 2018,
the successor Solskjaer has made in the coaching profession some of the experiences: The 45-Year-old won in Norway, two League titles and got off in England with Cardiff City. Most recently, he coached the Team of FK Molde, where he has a contract until 2021. The Association lends Solskjaer first in Manchester, the new season begins in Norway in March.
As a player he was at United from 1996 to 2007, and applies until today as one of the biggest legends in the club’s history. Who can forget his goal against Bayern in the final of the Champions League in 1999 – at that time, the attacker hit the decisive 2:1 in the third Minute of added time. Solskjaer scored for the club in 126 goals and won with Manchester six championship titles in the Premier League. In August 2007, he ended his career due to persistent knee problems, in the meantime, the Norwegian was injured for about 20 months.
The English football Champions Manchester United has presented the former Pro Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as their new coach. The former Norwegian national player follows the ousted José Mourinho and accepts the Red Devils initially on an interim basis until the end of the current season.
Recently, the 45-Year-old trained in his homeland FK Molde. The season is already finished. The new season begins in March.
Solskjaer scored to his active time 126 goals in 366 Games for Manchester United, and shot, among other things, in 1999 the winning goal in the final of the Champions League against FC Bayern.
at the beginning of a long professional career: As a player he was at United from 1996 to 2007 under a contract, this is a picture of Solskjaer as a 24-Year-olds in the year 1997.
Solskjaer was at United as a striker. The Fans revered the Norwegians also for his passion, remained not without consequences: In August 2007, he ended his career due to persistent knee problems, in the meantime, the attacker was hurt more than 20 months.
Unforgettable (for all the Fans of the FC Bayern) is hit against the German record Champions in the final of the Champions League in 1999 – at that time, the attacker hit the decisive 2:1 in the third Minute of added time.
So they looked the winners from the finals in 1999: Jaap Stam, Teddy Sheringham, Ronny Johnsen and Nicky Butt (right to left) embrace Solskjaer.
Afterwards, Solskjaer joined in the coaching profession. First, he was in charge of the reserve team of Manchester United, in 2011, Solskjaer took charge of the first team of FK Molde, where his career had begun. Under Solskjaer’s success came quickly: The Norwegians it was in 2011, for the first time in the club’s history-champion and defended the title in a year.
In January 2014, Solskjaer took the next step and went to relegation threatened Cardiff City in the Premier League, without success: At the end of the season, the Team rose as a table the last. After a false start in the second English League Solskjaer resigned, spent a year unemployed before he went in October 2015 back to Molde.
Now Solskjaer will sit at United on the bench and already on Saturday (18.30) his debut. Of The Opponent: Ex-Club Cardiff City. Its home premiere at Old Trafford on Boxing day against Huddersfield (16 hours).