Official: Manchester United sack Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

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Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been sacked after Saturday’s 4-1 defeat to Watford at Vicarage Road.

The club made the decision to sack the Norwegian tactician after Manchester United lost our 5 games out of our last 7 Premier League games.

The club’s statement: “Manchester United announces that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has left his role as manager.

“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.

“Ole leaves with our sincerest thanks for his tireless efforts as Manager and our very best wishes for the future. His place in the club’s history will always be secure, not just for his story as a player, but as a great man and a Manager who gave us many great moments. He will forever be welcome back at Old Trafford as part of the Manchester United family.”