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13:21 that’s all folks!
Solskjaer has been sacked and there’s non-stop speculation over who will take over next.
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12:00 Luis Enrique tipped by Cristiano Ronaldo
Although, he did a very good job at Barcelona.
11:44 players left exasperated
Several key United players had become exasperated by Solskjær and his coaches’ abilities to make the team better, with one source saying the players regarded the training as “too British” and unsuited to the requirements of the modern game at the elite level.
This information has come from ESPN’s Mark Ogden, formerly of The Telegraph.
11:32 a song for you this morning
From The Smiths.
11:11 Mike Phelan and Kieran McKenna staying on
James Ducker from The Telegraph with the latest.
Mike Phelan and Kieran McKenna are staying at #mufc
— James Ducker (@TelegraphDucker) November 21, 2021
I’m not sure what they are going to change now since they were crucial figureheads to Solskjaer’s staff.
11:00 how very sad
Ole will always be a legend at Manchester United and nobody wanted to see it end like this.
We all wish him the very best for the future. A great man who gave us so many great moments.
10:49 Solskjaer’s compensation package
After being sacked by Manchester United, Solskjaer will reportedly receive a £7.5m compensation package after having his newly-signed three-year deal terminated. That’s according to The Times.
10:35 Club statement – Ole SACKED
“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.
“Michael Carrick will now take charge of the team for forthcoming games, while the club looks to appoint an interim Manager to the end of the season.”
10:28 Don’t get your hopes up over Zidane
The Glazers want Zidane like United fans want #GlazersOut. Neither will be happening anytime soon.
— Samuel Luckhurst (@samuelluckhurst) November 20, 2021
It was briefed late last night that United were downplaying reports linking them with the Frenchman.
Who isn’t interested.
10:10 Welcome to the live blog
Firstly, thank you for joining our live blog.
As Manchester United fans, obviously, we’re gutted that it has come to this for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. A club legend that scored one of the game’s most iconic goals to clinch the treble in 1999 is on the verge of getting sacked.
None of us will argue that the board has been left with no other choice as Solskjaer has ran his race by taking the team as far as he could.
The writing has been on the wall for some time.
Updates today will be from Dale and Arvin, reacting to updates on Solskjaer’s future as United manager.
It was pretty grim yesterday at Vicarage Road and the pictures at the end were unsettling because it didn’t have to come to this.
The club had the entire international break to come to a decision, but I guess nobody expected such a hammering against Watford.