Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reacts to the cheering of Man United fans during the Villarreal match
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was sacked as Manchester United manager at the weekend but retains the affection of the fans who sang his name during the victory over Villarreal in the middle of the week.
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was thrilled to hear fans sign his name while watching Manchester United’s victory over Villarreal at his home.
Michael Carrick, one of Solskjaer’s assistants, was appointed on a temporary assignment and led the Red Devils to a 2-0 win over Villarreal.
Throughout his three years at Old Trafford, Solskjaer continued to have the support of fans, even after some disappointing results.
the athlete He claims Solskjaer was “extremely annoying” to hear guest fans chanting his name at El Madrigal.
After the victory, Carrick said: “It’s a great night for the players, a great night for the club, to have the club in the Champions League is amazing. This is a great night for Ole.”
Both men were signed by Solskjaer, but the 48-year-old struggled to secure his summer deals with a team that finished second season last.
The Norwegian left Old Trafford without handing over the trophy, which means the lack of titles goes back to the 2017 Europa League final.
Solskjaer has spoken candidly about his departure from United in the immediate aftermath of his dismissal: “Very, very proud. Of course, it’s one of those things that you dream about in your life.
“When I was a player, when I was a reserve coach, the next task then, the only dream and the only thing you didn’t do was run the club, and that’s what I’ve done now.
“It was a ball, it was so much fun from the first moment to the last.
“First of all, I would like to thank the Board of Directors and the owners for giving me this opportunity as it is not for everyone and I had the opportunity.
“It is an honor and a privilege to have been trusted to move the club forward and I really hope to leave it in better shape than when I came.
“I made great friends, reconnected with some great friends, new staff coming in, I became a really good friend. The other staff members who were here when I was there, we are good friends and we called and that’s what it’s about in a club like this.
“With the fans, the fans have been great. From day one in Cardiff Until the last one now. [They’ve been] Up there, we’ll see each other again.”
He also added: “I think there is potential in this club. We all love the club, and we all want to see its continuation.”
Ralf Rangnick is set to come in and take charge of United until the end of the season before looking for a coach in the summer.