Manchester United have confirmed the appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as the caretaker manager until the end of the 2018/2019. He is set to be joined by Mike Phelan as first team coach, together with Michael Carrick and Kieran McKenna.
We can confirm that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been appointed as caretaker manager until the end of the 2018/19 season.
He will be joined by Mike Phelan as first-team coach, together with Michael Carrick and Kieran McKenna. #MUFC
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) December 19, 2018
The former United player replaces Portugese manager, Jose Mourinho, who was sacked on Tuesday. Solskjaer returns to England after a second stint with Norwegian club side, Molde. The 45-year-old made over 200 appearances during his time as a player at the Theatre of Dreams.
”Manchester United is in my heart and it’s brilliant to be coming back in this role, i’m really looking forward to working with the very talented squad we have, the Staff and everyone at the club” Solskjaer told Manchester United’s official club website