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Journalist delighted with Solskjaer’s sense of humour after Man Utd boss offers gift at press conference

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has proven he can take a joke as well as manage Manchester United beyond this season.

At Tuesday morning’s press conference, the interim boss handed a pair of sunglasses to Guardian journalist and author Jamie Jackson in a humorous gesture about the way he wears prescription specs at press conference.

It clearly caught Solskjaer’s attention at previous press conferences.

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“When the manager of the world’s biggest club teases you for wearing shades (prescription of course!) to his pressers by presenting you with a pair of sunglasses (obviously returned as no gifts accepted!!!) – fair play to OGS: who DOESNAE ADORE a sense of humour,” tweeted Jackson.

Yet again Solskjaer shows a laid-back attitude which journalists will find more pleasant in comparison to how José Mourinho turned towards the end of his tenure as United manager.

The Portuguese boss portrayed a dour demeanour towards the media and his work during his final months in charge, whereas Solskjaer has come in with a fresh mind to challenge the job at hand.

It’s certainly a trend we don’t want to change.

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