The Manchester United board has sacked Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The club let him go after a run of poor results.
The Manchester united manager has only managed 17 points after 12 games this season which is a disaster given the players at his disposal.
Manchester united has the second most expensive squad in the world after Manchester city.
Sadly, that has not reflected on the pitch with the club languishing in the mid table.
The situation became unbearable with the fans and the board, and it didn’t seem to stop.
The club met for over 5 hours virtually to discuss his Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s position and they made a unanimous decision to relieve his duties.
According to reputable football journalist Fabrizio Romano, it is now official. They sacked Ole has and the club will shortly proclaim it.
Michael Carrick and Darren Fletcher will temporarily be in charge in case they don’t find a suitable replacement immediately.
Glazer has also approved Manchester United board’s decision to sack. It’s over. 🔴 #MUFC
Official statement in place, mutual agreement reached to respect Ole and part ways.
Fletcher-Carrick now ready as interim solution if they found no instant solution. pic.twitter.com/oNMceD5xiE
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) November 21, 2021
According to reports from the club, they are working on his compensation terms and respectively hand him a dismissal letter given his legendary standing in the club.
Who Will Replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer?
They have thrown several names around, but according to reports, the club is seriously considering former Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane.
Zidane is coy about taking charge but will consider the job in summer.
Others include Erik ten Haag of Ajax, but he is happy to continue his project at the dutch club.
Mauricio Pochettino is a long-term target for Manchester United to replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, but he is currently managing PSG.
Another name that has been doing rounds is Brendan Rodgers of Leicester city.
His recent results, however, might dent his chances of taking over the reins at Manchester United.