Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ‘will be named as full-time Manchester United boss’ as the club’s board makes a decision after a run of 10 wins in 11 games
- Reports say that United will name Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as full time manager
- Since taking charge in December, United have won 10 of their 11 matches
- Victory over Fulham at the weekend saw United enter the top four
Manchester United’s board have reportedly made the decision to name Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as the club’s full-time manager.
According to The Sun, the decision has been made at board level but may not announce it until the end of the season.
Co-chairman Avram Glazer spoke with Solskjaer after United’s 3-0 win over Fulham, and is said to be convinced alongside fellow co-chairman Joel Glazer.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will reportedly be named as full time Manchester United manager
Co-owner Avram Glazer attended United’s impressive victory at Fulham on Saturday
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino had been United’s main target for the job, with Ed Woodward attempting to lure him away from Spurs for next season.
And it appears United will still maintain that the search for a new manager is ongoing, despite new reports to the contrary.
Since taking over in December from the departing Jose Mourinho, Solskjaer has won 10 of his 11 games in charge, drawing the other one against Burnley.
Off the back of their impressive form, he has lifted them to fourth place in the Premier League, where they currently occupy one of the Champions League spots and are one point ahead of Arsenal and Chelsea.
Since taking charge, he has got United’s stars up and running again, and lifted them to fourth
Solskjaer received a visit from co-chairman Glazer after United’s win over Fulham
It is well known that current Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino was United’s main target
They face a tough couple of weeks though, when they host French champions Paris Saint-Germain at Old Trafford in the Champions League, followed by a trip to Chelsea in the FA Cup and a home game against Liverpool.
Liverpool will be looking to restore their lead at the top of the Premier League, but they’ll be facing one of the league’s in form teams in United.
Phil Jones has said that United were a ‘laughing stock’ under Mourinho, however people must take them seriously now under Solskjaer. The defender recently signed a new contract for the club.
Meanwhile, Nemanja Matic believes they can mount a title challenge next season after moving into the top four.
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