While there have been no official announcement that the Norwegian is taking over from Jose Mourinho, who was sacked earlier on Today.
A page on the club’s website referred to the former striker as “our interim manager”. Although this was later deleted.
He is in charge at Norwegian side Molde but their 2018 season has finished for the winter and does not re-Ole Gunnar Solskjær born 26 February 1973) is a Norwegian footballmanager and former player who is the manager of Eliteserien club Molde. As a player, he spent most of his career playing as a forward for Manchester United. until March.A video on United’s official website, featuring Solskjaer scoring the winner in the Champions League final against Bayern Munich in 1999, was captioned: “Solskjaer becomes our interim manager, 20 seasons after clinching the Treble with THAT goal at Camp Nou…”
He won his first game in charge after coming from behind to beat Newcastle United 2–1 in the third round of the FA Cup two days later. Cardiff then struggled for points and after defeats against Swansea City,Hull City, Crystal Palaceand Sunderland, Cardiff were relegated back to the Championship following a 3–0 away defeat to Newcastle. At the end of the season, Cardiff finished 20th, collecting only 7 wins and 30 points. He departed on 18 September 2014 following Cardiff City’s poor run of form at the start of the Championship campaign
What they are saying:
I love Solskjaer like most Utd fans but surely “club legend” isn’t enough to get you the Utd job for the rest of the season. Why Ole?
— Pilib De Brún (Phil Brown) (@Malachians) December 18, 2018
Solskjaer giving Mata instructions is gonna be the purest interactions witnessed in football.
— United Religion (@Unitedology) December 18, 2018
Genuinely stunned Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (Premier League record: 3 wins in 18 games) could be deemed good enough to manage Manchester United
— Sam Pilger (@sampilger) December 18, 2018