5 things to know about Manchester United new manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

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<p class="">Here are the major things to know about Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Manchester United’s new interim boss</p>

<p class="">Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been confirmed as the new manager of Manchester United following the sacking of Jose Mourinho, here are five things to know about him.</p>

<p class="">1. Age and nationality</p>

<p class="">Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is a Norwegian manager born in Kristiansund, on February, 26 1973 which makes him 45-years-old.</p>

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<p class="">2. Football career</p>

<p class="">Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had a very successful career as a professional footballer before he went into management.</p>

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<p class="">He started his playing career for the youth set-up of Clausenengen before promotion to the first team.</p>

<p class="">After five years with Clausenengen , he moved to Molde where he lasted just one season.</p>

<p class="">From Molde he was recruited by Sir Alex Ferguson to join Manchester United where he spent the rest of his playing days from 1996–2007.</p>

<p class="">3. Trophies</p>

<p class="">Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had a succesfful spell during his time at Old Trafford where he accumulated several individual and collective awards.</p>

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<p class="">He won six Premier League titles, two FA Cups, two FA Charity/Community Shields a UEFA Champions League and Intercontinental Cup.</p>

<p class="">4. Managerial career</p>

<p class="">After his retirement from professional football in 2007, Solskjaer moved swiftly into management.</p>

<p class="">He started with the Manchester United Reserves in 2008 and left in 2011, he returned to Molde where he played as a professional footballer where he was in charge from 2011 till 2014.</p>

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<p class="">He went on to coach English side Cardiff City for one season before returning to Molde again as head coach.</p>

<p class="">5. Style of play</p>

<p class="">Solskjaer was a forward during his professional career and as a manager has embrace the modern day attacking football.</p>

<p class="">He is expected to reignite the Manchester United of old under Sir Alex Ferguson and reinvigorate the crowd.</p>





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