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Ghanaian Times ghanaiantimes.com.gh 22 Nov, 2021 12:30 am

Solskjaer sacked after Watford defeat ...Carrick to act as caretaker manager

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been sacked as Manchester United manager after an “embarrassing” 4-1 defeat at Watford.Ole will always be a legend at Manchester United and it is with regret that we have reached this difficult decision.He will forever be welcome back at Old Trafford as part of the Manchester United family.Solskjaer signed a new three-year deal in July but leaves after overseeing five defeats in their last seven Premier League matches – a run which sees them 12 points behind leaders Chelsea.

He was unable to lead United into the top four of the Premier League that season but did achieve third and second-place finishes in his two full seasons in charge.The Old Trafford hierarchy had ignored increasingly vociferous calls to relieve Solskjaer of his duties in the wake of a humiliating 5-0 loss to rivals Liverpool and a 2-0 derby defeat to Manchester City in early November.

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