Manchester United have now officially confirmed the sacking of Coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, MySportDab reports.
The decision was made after an emergency board meeting due to the poor 4-1 defeat at Watford on Saturday.
The Norwegian was seen apologising to the away fans at Vicarage Road and he is now relieved of his duties following another result.
A virtual meeting was conducted and the Red Devils wasted no time further.
An official statement has been released today on the Manchester United official website, it read:
“Manchester United announces that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been relieved of his role as manager.
“Ole will remain a legend at Manchester United and it is with regret that we make this difficult decision.
“While the results recently have been disappointing, they should not obscure all the work he has done over the past three years to rebuild the team.”
Manchester United can confirm that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has left his role as Manager.
Thank you for everything, Ole ❤️#MUFC
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) November 21, 2021
According to reports, Former player Darren Fletcher is likely to take over for United’s next two matches against Villarreal and Chelsea until a replacement is appointed.
Zinedine Zidane and Leicester City’s Brendan Rodgers are both on Manchester United’s wishlist.
After the Watford match, The Glazer family called an urgent meeting to determine the direction of the club and whether Solskjaer should be sacked or not.
A few hours later the Red Devils decided to sack the Norwegian before now releasing an official announcement.
During the meeting, Solskjaer’s £7.5m compensation fee was discussed.
MySportDab understands that Manchester United are now trying everything possible to convince up Real Madrid Legend Zinedine Zidane to take over mid-season.
Solskjaer has now said his goodbyes to the players and Manchester United staff members.
Solskjaer bid farewell to them following the brutal defeat at Watford.
The 48-year-old Norwegian has won only four in 13 matches.
More to follow…